Short Story 'Sinners Of An Angry God'

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World War II and the Enigma machine

Ben Karpinski
Independent Studies

The Enigma Machine was a very large turning point in technology for the war. Not only was it a way of communication, but it was a way of coded information. This would end up being a way to transfer top secret information long distance.

The engineer Arthur Scherbius, from Germany, invented the Enigma machine in the hope of selling to commercial companies in the department of communications. Little did he know where it would end up. The enigma machine was a defining moment in our war history and was invented in WWII. World War II was a world wide war that lasted through 1939 to 1945. It had almost all of the world involved in conflict. It was the biggest war to ever occur and consisted of more
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It starts off by him warning us of the horrors of hell. He describes it as a terrible place and does not forget to mention all of the fire and flames. This sermon was very much an effort to tell people what hell was like and how God is the only thing holding them from the wrath of hell.

He states that it is natural that God is holding us in his hand over the pit of hell, because it is what we deserve. I found this statement very interesting because of its accuracy but harshness. I feel as if that harshness part comes from how this generation is so desensitized to how devastating hell is and that it’s not something to be taken lightly.

In this sermon, he says, “The bow of God’s wrath is bent, and the arrow made ready on the string, and justice bends the arrow at your heart, and strains the bow, and it is nothing but the mere pleasure of God, and that of an angry God, without any promise or obligation at all, that keeps the arrow one moment from being made drunk with your blood.” In much of this passage, he says things in such accurate detail. The people in the audience must have been very impacted by this

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