Tom Sullivan – The Great Awakening and the Expulsion of Jonathan Edwards?

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┬áthat 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?

Jonathan Edwards – An Humble Attempt to Promote Prayer for Revival

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

Jonathan Edwards – The Sorrows of the Bereaved Spread Before Jesus

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

Jonathan Edwards – The Revival at Northhampton and the Devil’s Rage 1735

This is the concluding comments from A Narrative of Many Surprising Conversions. The former part of this book was narrated some years ago and is online on Sermon Audio. The focus here is twofold, the malice of Satan when the Holy Spirit began to be withdraw from the assembly, and the great wisdom of Edwards … Continue reading Jonathan Edwards – The Revival at Northhampton and the Devil’s Rage 1735

Jonathan Edwards – The Revival at Northhampton and the Devil’s Rage 1735

This is the concluding comments from A Narrative of Many Surprising Conversions. The former part of this book was narrated some years ago and is online on Sermon Audio. The focus here is twofold, the malice of Satan when the Holy Spirit began to be withdraw from the assembly, and the great wisdom of Edwards … Continue reading Jonathan Edwards – The Revival at Northhampton and the Devil’s Rage 1735