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But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8
One very important step of understanding the Word of God is “reading with the correct tense of the verbs.” The verse above is an great example of such. The quick reading would say that “God demonstrated – past tense.” But that is not what it says. The verse says ‘But God demonstrates.”
So here I am excited once again. Not only, did God demonstrate His love one time at the cross when Jesus gave His life to rescue me from the wage of my sin and certainly this is a “Shout Now – Hallelujah”…but the word “demonstrates” is present tense. This means He is demonstrating love right now in the present. We understand better when reading the verse in context:
“Therefore, since we are justified by faith, we…
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