Much of the resources in our world are spent on dealing with the effects of sin (e.g. war,illness, death, depression, counseling, addiction prevention, crime, poverty, etc.). However, there is still no way for people to have their sins forgiven, that they might be cleansed from their stains. At best, some religions try to teach their adherents that they can work hard in order to pay God back by doing such things as good works or reincarnation. The problem is they still lack any concept of forgiveness. Jesus, on the other hand, forgave because He was/is God and since all sin is ultimately committed against Him, He alone has the power to forgive the sins of sinners.
Mark 2:5 (ESV)
5 And when Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, “Son, your sins are forgiven.”
Jesus Forgave Sin