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    of being strict in religious discipline. They believed that God has the power for everything. They are very uncompromising when it came to their religion and beliefs. Puritans honored God above all, and a Puritan’s priority is to serve God first. Puritans would not do what they believe was good, but what was good in God’s sight. Puritans believe that God is the decision maker for every action they make. To understand the Puritan society, you must first understand the individual role of a Puritan. This sermon, “ Sinners in The Hands of an Angry God” written by Jonathan Edwards takes place in 1741. Edwards spread his religious beliefs to those who are still unconverted. He tells his listeners which consist of Catholics and Christians that God is very angry. He asks that his listeners should accept Him into their hearts. He uses words to stir up emotions within his listeners, and bring fear into those who…

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    Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God A Persuasion Analysis of the Persuasion in Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God Jonathan Edwards famous work entitled Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God is a sermon that was given on the eighth of July in the year 1741. This sermon was preached to a congregation in Northampton, Massachusetts. Although this particular sermon seems to have a dark and gloomy idea and perception of religion, it left many in tears and wanting to hear more. The purpose of…

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    When Jonathan Edwards wrote, from Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, he wrote it to emphasize three main points. The three main points being: we are all sinners and not perfect, we have a dependence on God, and we have a vision of hope. Edwards writes his prompt in a fearing way; however, he ends it with hope. According to Edwards, we all depend on God. Edwards uses many different examples to show our dependence on God like, “if God should let you go, you would immediately sink and swiftly…

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    Jonathan Edwards, the author of “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”, wrote vivid sermons about the Puritan religion and the destiny that awaited those who did not accept Jesus as their savior. He was an enthusiastic writer that wanted people to clearly hear his messages. Jonathan Edwards wrote this piece over 300 years ago in an era where religion was very strict and there were distinct beliefs that were followed. Darrow’s claim acknowledges the sharp and cynical tone and attitude that…

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    3. In this excerpt by Jonathon Edward's, "A sinner in the Hands of an Angry God," Edwards, as a prominent Puritan leader and minister, emphasizes that God is angry and death can happen at any moment. Within his sermon, Edwards warns that is "nothing but the meer Pleasure of God" that keeps a person from falling into the depths of hell. He emphasizes this point to persuade his congregation to truly give themselves to God. While many may keep the pretense of good Christians, it is only through…

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    3. The author and title of this sermon is Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God by Jonathan Edwards. This piece was written in a time where God was highly regarded and that if you weren't a devout Christian you would burn in the flames of hell. It was written in the 1600s and Edwards was a Puritan minister that was very loyal to God. This quote clearly provides insight on how much religion and God played into your life and just how much power God had over you. If it weren't for God, "holding you…

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    In his sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”, Jonathan Edwards preaches about God’s mighty wrath, and what will happen if it is invoked. This sermon, published in 1741, was a product of the Great Awakening, a time of vast religious revival. After universally deciding that many colonists had lost touch with their faith, many preachers and church-goers alike found themselves with a renewed zeal for religion. This kind of writing bolstered the Puritan belief that hell was a very real…

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    The sermon “Sinners in the Hand of an Angry God” was given by Mr. John Edwards, a well-known minister, during the Great Awakening to a church congregation in hopes of educating them about the horrors of hell and alerting sinners that in order to be saved they need to turn to God for forgiveness. One idea that characteristically appears in the work of Edwards is that of human limitation. Mr. Edwards believes in the idea of human limitation and that no man is perfect or incapable of committing a…

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    Congregation Uproar Well respected Puritan Minister, Jonathan Edwards, in his sermon “Sinners In the Hands Of An Angry God” (1741), vilifies the consequences of unrepentant sinners. Edwards’s purpose was to outline for the congregation by the refusing of repenting would lead to many punishments. He implies a dramatic tone in order to propose that non repentance is inescapable. Edwards employs imagery, repetition, and vivid metaphors in his use of pathos. Edwards operation of imagery is…

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    The sermon “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” was given by Mr. John Edwards, a well-known minister, during the Great Awakening to a church congregation in hopes of educating them about the horrors of hell and alerting sinners that in order to be saved they need to turn to God for forgiveness. According to Mr. Edward’s beliefs, we as humans do not have the authority to judge a person’s sold or redemption as only God has this sovereignty. One idea that characteristically appears in the work of…

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