We asked Jake* if he had ever lied, stolen, or taken God's name in vain. He began to accuse us of condemning him. He didn't understand that it was God's law that condemned him, not us.
We were there to help him. We wanted him to know that Christ was condemned on our behalf on the cross.
"There is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus." Romans 8:1
*Not his real name.
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