If something is very clear to us, it is that we are terrible sinners. The human mind is corrupted from Eden, and we needed someone who could give us back that closeness to God that we lost, but not just anyone could help us, but God Himself was required to justify our sins and give us salvation.
The Bible declares:
1 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
2 By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;