An Analysis Of Jonathan Edwards Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God?

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During the Eighteenth century, many people were increasingly blinded from the real object of life and began to depend on unearthly possessions. To avoid people from falling further into the depths of temptation, Jonathan Edwards preaches his famous sermon “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” to provide people the opportunity to realize that their soul’s mercy depends on the saving grace of God. However, in his sermon, Edwards makes it clear that man is still destined to go to hell because of the bitter fruit that they have brought forth into the gates of heaven. The most interesting thing about Edward’s sermon is that God is viewed as an evil ruler that has no mercy towards his people. Furthermore, in the speech, Edward’s contradicts himself …show more content…
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