There's a fascinating scene in Captain America. Col. Phillips and Dr. Erskine are reviewing the troops, trying to determine which soldier is the best choice to undergo a procedure designed to create America's first super soldier. As part of the test a grenade is thrown among the soldiers - watch what happens.
In that incident we have a perfect picture of what Jesus Christ has accomplished on the cross. While many run away from the grenade of sin, Jesus Christ run to it and took it upon himself through the cross so that you might live. Oh, what a Saviour! All other saviours, including Captain America, are but mere pictures of the real thing! I have asked myself many times. If a grenade was thrown in my church, would I run to it and offer myself willingly so that others may live? The honest answer is no. My love is just not that deep. Your pastor's love is not that deep! And if truth be told no human being consistently loves like that. Only one person has given himself so freely for man. Placing himself in danger so that we may live! Jesus Christ!