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The link below is to an article that considers whether Jonathan Edwards was a Puritan.
HEAVEN IS SO WONDERFUL THAT AFTER A MOMENT THERE YOU WILL LOOK UPON YOUR MOST HAPPIEST TIME ON EARTH AS PURE HELL
On September 28, 1752, Jonathan Edwards was invited to preach a sermon before the Presbyterian Synod of New York. His son-in-law, Aaron Burr (who had recently married his daughter Esther) was the president of the College of New Jersey and undoubtedly had an influence in the invitation that Edwards received. 450 more words
Some great reading from today…
“Time is precious. We are fragile. Life is short. Eternity is long. Should we not then enter on every venture with a vigilance like that of the young Jonathan Edwards when he wrote his fifth resolution: ‘Resolved, Never to lose one moment of time, but to improve it in the most profitable way I possibly can.’” —John Piper… 60 more words