Why did Jesus come to earth?
“He himself bore our sins in His body on the tree… by His wounding you have been healed.”
— 1st Peter 2:24
To die on the cross as a substitute for our sins.
By taking our punishment, He secured forgiveness for our sins.
(Taken from “Know the Truth:60 Questions and Answers on Christian Beliefs” from First Baptist Church in Tallassee, Alabama; Based on the 2000 Baptist Faith & Message)