we suck. period.
but now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. this righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. there is no difference...
...and are justified freely by his grace though the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.
we used to suck. period.
sucking sucks us down, losing the hope for a life.