“We are under an awesome weight of sin and a burden of guilt before God. I desire that we come to a greater capacity to feel the weight of that burden, because we have become experts at denying it. We dodge it so that we do not feel the burden. Not one person in a thousand has a complete comprehension of the weightiness of this matter.” – R.C. Sproul
Every person on this Earth has a huge problem.
That problem is sin. Romans 3:23 makes it clear that no one is the exception to that. Every sin ever committed is a sin against God. One of the defining characteristics of God is His holiness. His very nature of holiness demands that all sin be punished. There is our problem. We don’t have what it takes to escape that punishment. But God has made a way and Paul explains it in these verses from Romans 3.