Precisely because saying "sorry" is a counter to the sin of pride, we need to be able to do it when necessary.
The truly humble person will take the low position and will not be shocked, dismayed, or depressed if he stays there.
It’s entirely possible to be absolutely unwavering on convictional truth matters and still give people the expectation to receive love and compassion from you.
Christ invites us to freely approach the throne, but not to usurp it. He invites us to come as children, not as rebels.
Because of who He is, in light of who we are, and because we are received by Him, we worship this infinitely other God with hearts full of gratitude and praise!