This is so true! Many ppl say "well we deserve to be loved"! We are sinners! We deserve nothing! We were children of wrath and hated Christ! BUT because he first loved us we are now acceptable in his sight! We love Him because He first loved us.
anaphora -noun, the deliberate repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of several successive verses, clauses, or paragraphs "We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets." -Winston Churchill