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Manifesting His Glory

Jonathan Edwards:

“God’s electing a certain definite number is a manifestation of His glory. It shows the glory of His divine sovereignty. God is declaring His absolute sovereignty over His creation.

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Christianity

Glory Begun

Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected.

Jonathan Edwards

He looks as though he has a very large stick lodged squarely in a rarely used and generally  difficult to access orifice, but I do love this quote.

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Rel./Spirituality

Faith Without Love Is Dead

Tuesdays with Edwards!

In 1738 Jonathan Edwards preached a series of sermons on 1 Corinthians 13 that has become famously known in print as Charity and Its Fruits… 1,269 more words

Christian

How Does God's Wisdom in Salvation Display the Glory of All of God's Attributes and Each of The Persons?

Good theology texts usually point you to other good theology texts. Recently, Adam Johnson’s little book Atonement: A Guide to the Perplexedtipped me off to Jonathan Edwards’ fascinating collection of sermons  1,518 more words

Theology

God is not Angry and Harsh with Us as Many of Us Thought but Loves Us Unconditionally

Do you think God is angry, harsh, and vindictive toward us? Millions of people do, and I used to believe it myself—for good reason. All the preachers, teachers, and other church leaders taught that he is; if we don’t walk the straight and narrow, God will pour out his wrath on us. 1,205 more words

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Talking Edwards

I am always looking for helps learning more about Edwards and his theology.

I recently found this podcast that is extremely helpful and I thought some of you might enjoy. 39 more words

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Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

In Martyn Lloyd Jones sermon ‘Chosen in Him’ and preaching from Ephesians, he urges that whenever you’re confronted with a difficulty in interpreting scripture it’s a good idea to look back on how it was dealt with by the church in the past. 147 more words

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