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Scripture Says More Than You Think: Edwards's Exegesis of Mutual Love

If you scan the literature, there’s been a recent boom in scholarship on Jonathan Edwards’ doctrine of the Trinity. If there’s something everyone agrees on nowadays is that whatever else Edwards is, he’s a trinitarian. 1,499 more words


Heart of Compassions

“Therefore, as elect ones of God, holy and beloved, put on [a] heart of compassions, kindness, humility, meekness, long-suffering, bearing with one another and forgiving yourselves, if anyone has a complaint against any; even as Christ forgave you, so also you .

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Jonathan Edwards

The Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia

Jonathan Edwards (1703–1758) is widely acknowledged to be one of America’s most important theologians and considered a fountainhead of American evangelicalism. He not only played an important role in his own time but also influenced the generations that followed in profound ways. 127 more words


Foolish Fire

I am NOT promoting or endorsing Jonathan Edwards as a true Christian when I quote from him, but he provides some phrases to borrow and build on (i.e., riff on). 986 more words

Tolerant Calvinists

Chapter 9: Human Flourishing


Typology is important because it brings Jesus into every aspect of our life. It allows us to intellectually discern and holistically cultivate what is already intuitive for anyone who loves Christ, namely, that Jesus has everything to do with all of our life. 1,475 more words


Marks of An Authentic Work of the Holy Spirit

From the fourth chapter of First John, Jonathan Edwards established five things as essential in a genuine work of God’s Holy Spirit.

First, a true work of the Spirit raises the “esteem of Jesus that was born of the Virgin, and was crucified outside the gates of Jerusalem; and seems more to confirm and establish believer’s minds in the truth of what the Gospel declares to us of his being the Son of God, and the Savior of men. 267 more words

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