Many men who live in ways which are not agreeable to the rules of God’s Word, yet are not sensible of it. And it is a difficult thing to make them so because the same lust that leads them into that evil way, blinds them in it. — Thus, if a man [lives] a way of malice … Continue reading Jonathan Edwards – The Reason Many Profession Christians Live in Sin But Are Ignorant of It
From Sermons on the Parable of the 10 Virgins. The doctrine of the day of judgment, in which men are taught that Christ will come with glory, majesty and mighty power on the clouds of heaven to judge the quick and dead, and that all, both small and great, must stand before him to give … Continue reading Jonathan Edwards – A Warning to Sleeping Professors, Slumbering While the Bridegroom Tarries
From the sermon, ” Wrath will come upon them without any restraint or moderation in the degree of it. God doth always lay, as it were, a restraint upon himself. He doth not stir up his wrath. He stays his rough wind in the day of his east wind. He lets not his arm light down on wicked … Continue reading Jonathan Edwards – Wrath Upon The Wicked to the Uttermost.
From the sermon, “consider whether you do not horribly defile and profane the public prayers and other ordinances. Notwithstanding all your pretenses, and what you seem to hold forth by your attendance on them, do you not all the while live in known wickedness against God? For all your pretenses of respect to God, of … Continue reading Jonathan Edwards – A Warning to Professors
Revelation 19:15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. Preached April 1734 Sermon manuscript text is here. http://edwards.yale.edu/archive?path=aHR0cDovL2Vkd2FyZHMueWFsZS5lZHUvY2dpLWJpbi9uZXdwaGlsby9nZXRvYmplY3QucGw/Yy40NzoxMi53amVv The Winepress of the Fierceness and … Continue reading Jonathan Edwards – The Winepress of the Fierceness and Wrath of Almighty God.
If the Great Awakening was so “great” why was Jonathan Edwards’s the theologian of the revival, dismissed from his own pulpit? An Examination of Charles Hodge’s analysis of The Great Revival. Hodge wrote, “This fact demonstrates that there must have been something wrong in these revivals, even under the eye and guidance of Edwards, from the … Continue reading Tom Sullivan – The Great Awakening and the Expulsion of Jonathan Edwards?
AN HUMBLE ATTEMPT TO PROMOTE EXPLICIT AGREEMENT AND VISIBLE UNION OF GOD’S PEOPLE, IN EXTRAORDINARY PRAYER, FOR THE REVIVAL OF RELIGION AND THE ADVANCEMENT OF CHRIST’S KINGDOM ON EARTH. The first parts of this excellent work are only partially read as it is Edwards’s commentary on prophetical passages from his post-millenial views that the kingdom … Continue reading Jonathan Edwards – An Humble Attempt to Promote Prayer for Revival
This is a funeral sermon for Pastor William Williams, the uncle of Jonathan Edwards 1665-1741. William Williams is the pastor who most likely beseeched Solomon Stoddard to appeal to Jonathan Edwards to be his successor at Northhampton. Interestingly, however, it was his sons – for example Solomon Williams – that turned against Jonathan Edwards in … Continue reading Jonathan Edwards – The Sorrows of the Bereaved Spread Before Jesus
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This is a sermon on the seed that fell into the stony ground, the plant has no root and soon withers away. It is a more complete narration than the previous narration done on this text. That narration dealt with the seed among thorns, this the seed that has feel into stony ground. Sudden Conversion … Continue reading Jonathan Edwards – Sudden Conversions Are Often False