God hates sin! But He also loves the sinner, even those so wicked that you and I might find it difficult to love. Jesus said that God’s love is perfect, or complete. It is this love that is the basis of our hope. We are important to God because we are His creation… We must understand that while our God is God of love, He is also completely righteous. Therefore, He cannot simply ignore our sins, but instead has acted in our behalf to deal with them. That is why the message of the gospel is referred to as GOOD NEWS. "