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Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God by Jonathan Edwards

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God by Jonathan Edwards


"Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" was preached at the Second Meeting House of the First Church of Christ in Enfield, Massachusetts (which later became part of Connecticut),  July 8th, 1741. Jonathan Edwards lived in Northampton which is about 30 miles north of Enfield. It was preached during a time of great awakenings; and attended with remarkable impressions on many of the hearers. The OBSERVATION of the sermon promotes the seriousness of sin and the mercy of God as the only way to stay out of hell. The APPLICATION  discusses the nature of God's wrath. It is one of Jonathan Edwards most famous sermons.

Paperback 5.25X8, 36 pages. ISBN 9781935626794

Jonathan Edwards (1703–1758) was born in East Windsor, Connecticut. His father, Timothy Edwards,  was the minister at East Windsor. Jonathan was educated at Yale University, both in undergraduate and graduate studies. In 1727, he was ordained and became an assistant pastor with his grandfather, Rev. Solomon Stoddard, at the church in Northampton, Massachusetts. The same year he married Sarah Pierpont with whom he raised a large family. He became active in revivals and is said to be a stimulator of the "Great Awakening" along with George Whitefield. He became president of the College of New Jersey (Princeton) in 1758.

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