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Jonathan Edwards Week – Edwards and Atonement (Pt. 2)

Yesterday we took a brief look at a quote from Edwards that has been spun into a rather interesting theory of atonement (namely one that Edwards would never had agreed to). 424 more words

Religion

Jonathan Edwards and Knowledge of God, part 1

“A Divine and Supernatural Light” (1734) is one of Jonathan Edwards’ most important sermons. Therein, Edwards is beginning to formulate his understanding of “religious affections,” culminating in his… 1,264 more words

Evangelical

Awakening to Pray

Our one great need today is for an awakening to prayer.  Yes, there are many calls to pray, and there are many who pray.  However, we have yet to see a movement of the Spirit of God commensurate with what we seek.  465 more words

The Local Church

The Sweet Harmony of Christ

Tuesdays with Edwards!

If there was a central question that weighed heavily on the mind of Jonathan Edwards throughout his career it was this: what does the God-centered life look like? 571 more words

Christian

Jonathan Edwards Week - Edwards and Atonement

What does Jonathan Edwards believe when it comes to atonement? Well, its nothing terribly interesting – he takes the traditional reformed line when it comes to this doctrine. 526 more words

Religion

Why Time Is So Precious

“Redeeming the time, because the days are evil” (Ephesians 5:16).  In his outstanding sermon The Preciousness of Time, Jonathan Edwards begins by outlining four reasons why Christians should put a very high value on time: 1. 248 more words

Michael Stohlmeyer

Jonathan Edwards Week - God is a Communicative Being

One of the fundamental axioms of Jonathan Edwards’ theology is that God is a communicative being. Edwards says that “It is God’s essence to incline to communicate himself.” (Misc. 419 more words

Religion