Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God (1741) by

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God (1741) by Jonathan Edwards (Links to an external site.)

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What is the theme of Edwards’ message to his congregation? Why did audiences respond so favorably to Edward’s preachings? After reading your text you should know from what movement this sermon derives and the effect that this and other sermons had on the listener; use specific examples from the sermon to illustrate exactly why it was effective. What does Edwards deal with most in this sermon? Would this sermon, if given today, have the same effect on people as it did in 1741?