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3  We started out bad, being born with evil natures, and were under God’s anger just like everyone else.  4  But God is so rich in mercy; he loved us so much  5  that even though we were spiritually dead and doomed by our sins, he gave us back our lives again [ a ]  when he raised Christ from the dead—only by his undeserved favor have we ever been saved—   6  and lifted us up from the grave into glory along with Christ, where we sit with him in the heavenly realms—all because of what Christ Jesus did.  7  And now God can always point to us as examples of how very, very rich his kindness is, as shown in all he has done for us through Jesus Christ. (Ephesians 2:3-7 TLB) Have you ever tried to take something that went "bad" and make it good again? I have scorched food in the pan - making somewhat of a "burnt offering" of the dish - and tried to scrape out the parts that were "salvageable" only to discover they tasted pretty bad. I have also tried to cut ou