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Jonathan Edwards was thinker, herald, pastor and theologian all in one. This selection of ten of Edwards' sermons provides a fine sample of the God-centredness of his ministry. ...more
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Published January 1st 1991 by Banner of Truth Trust (first published 1839)
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Mario
May 28, 2011 rated it really liked it
This is a fine collection of sermons from one of the best early American orators. Worth reading for "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" alone. I wouldn't call the sermons persuasive (you might disagree if you are a Calvinist), but they are fiery (often in a very literal way), vivid, and well-constructed. These are important as a part of history, too, as they give us a glimpse into the very beginnings of the first true American philosophy, as Edward's thinking is both a descendant of Puritanis ...more
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Aug 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Out of all of the writings I have read of Edwards, this so far may be my favorite. This is actually a collection of sermons that Edwards preached throughout his life. Chapter five/sermon five has some heavy heavy thinking, theology and philosophy involved. It is absolutely brilliant! Enjoy!
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Apr 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Jonathan Edwards simplistic language involving how Christians can know Christ helped me
as a reader understand how to abide in Christ in a much deeper way.
I really appreciate the practical application.
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Jonathan Edwards was the most eminent American philosopher-theologian of his time, and a key figure in what has come to be called the First Great Awakening of the 1730s and 1740s.

The only son in a family of eleven children, he entered Yale in September, 1716 when he was not yet thirteen and graduated fou
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