Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

by

Jonathan Edwards

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Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God Symbols

Slippery Surface

Jonathan Edwards opens “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” with two Biblical quotes, including one from Deuteronomy, “Their foot shall slide in due time.” From this quote, which is the foundation of the…

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Vermin

Throughout his sermon, Edwards uses evocative imagery of vermin (creatures considered to be despicable) to show sinners the magnitude of God’s hatred for them. In other words, Edwards asks the sinners to consider their…

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