The Love of God: Past and Present

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Romans 5:8 God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Notice that “demonstrates” is present tense and “died” is past tense. “God demonstrates His own love toward us in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” The present tense implies that this “demonstrating” is an ongoing act …

Richard Sibbes

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The winter prepares the earth for the spring, so do afflictions sanctified prepare the soul for glory. —Richard Sibbes

Thomas Watson

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“To know that nothing hurts the godly, is a matter of comfort; but to be assured that all things which fall out shall co-operate for their good, that their crosses shall be turned into blessings, that showers of affliction water the withering root of their grace and make it flourish more; this may fill their hearts with joy till they …