Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God Questions and Answers
by Jonathan Edwards

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How would you describe Johnathan Edward's view of God, Christ, and humanity in "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"?

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Edward's intent in his sermon was to portray God as "angry" because of the depraved and completely sinful nature of humanity. The "wrath of God" burns against people, but God has not yet called down destruction, punishment and eternal damnation upon humanity. "God stands ready to pity you; this is a day of mercy; you may cry now with some encouragement of obtaining mercy."

God "is dreadfully provoked" by the...

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