- God not damning us, although we deserve damnation
- Psalms 51:1-2— Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. 2 Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin!
- God blessing us, although we don’t deserve it
- Ephesians 2:5— even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—