The world is smaller, bigger, better and badder than you think.
And God so loved the world.
Both of those lines help me grasp why Jesus came to rescue us.
 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth…  And from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.  For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.  No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father’s side, he has made him known.
—John 1:14, 16-18, ESV