Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

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Damned or not Damned! A unique look at “Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God” You are nothing but a mouse before the eyes of an almighty being who is extremely ticked off! Have you ever wondered if your life has upset the Lord? Well the sermon of Jonathan Edwards,“Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” will answer that and surprise even you. The Puritans beliefs of direct connections to real life and God, exploring their lives for God’s workings, the plain style, whether you’re a chosen or not, and their self reliance, are blindingly clear in the sermon of Edwards. first off, In Edwards moving speech he clearly covers the basis of God is real life and many Puritans would say that real life is absolutely nothing with out God. The Puritans believed that God has done all things. And that you had to look for it and find him such as on page 77 of “elements of literature, fifth course, literature of the United States” “-Science, reason, and observation of the physical world confirmed Edwards deeply spiritual vision of a universe filled with the presence of God-” The writer of the Sermon was Jonathan Edwards, a man who constantly observed his life and looked for God. As you can see in the text overhead Jonathan looked to the real world, what he could see and hold in his hands, and saw the movements of the Great Being. In his mind life was nothing without God. And further proof is from the Sermon, Pg 80 “Exerpt from Sinner in the....Angry God” “-As the good state of your bodily constitution, your care of your own life,.....but indeed these things are nothing if God should withdraw his hand.” You see Puritans believed that God controlled all in life and in many instances everything was his doing. If you tripped and hurt yourself it was God’s choice to teach you something, or if you house burned to the ground it was God’s choice to teach you humility. And as many Puritan's would say, God is real life, and Edwards proves so. Another way to point Puritan beliefs is...
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