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Sinner of Angry God

  • Date Submitted: 08/08/2011 06:33 PM
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Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
During 1607-1750 was during the Early American colonial times. Most people would say that that was when the New World started to form and begin. So the old world has starting to disappear. But The Puritan would have their daily life revolved around the Bible. Well puritan thought that there soul has fightting to be good or evil.   The Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God is mostly about what happen in that time. Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, Edwards writes about a god that wants to get back at people. He clearly puts an image of a fearful and powerful God and how he comes across a simple man. Edward was pretty much really straight forward with people about he’s believes. Because he was discipline in an strict puritan home. He became a teacher and then pastor in the church he attended.
The pace and the language of the sermon seems to be fast and not easy going to the on the conscience of the people .It almost seems that Edward expects the members of the congregation to accept christ so they won’t go to hell. He makes people imagine pictures from the bible, that seems to make a picture to warn sinner from a place called hell. He tells the people of the congregation that they are walking on slippery places with the danger of falling from their own weight. He says that they are walking across the pit of hell on a wooden bridge supported by rotten planks that may break at any second. He speaks of invisible arrows, which like a pestilence, fly at noonday. He warns that God's bow is bent and that the arrows of His wrath arc aimed at their hearts. He describes the wrath of God that is like great waters rushing against the floodgates of a dam. If the dam should break, the sinners would be destroy.
In several sections of this sermon I noticed that Edwards uses parts or sections of bible verse rather than complete text because I feel I think that he thought that too much information might destroy and people won’t feel the fear...

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