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Books released in conjunction with the 300th Anniversary of the birth of Jonathan Edwards ...Read More

Open Theism in the Hands of an Angry Puritan: Edwards on Divine Foreknowledge Part One...Read More

Open Theism in the Hands of an Angry Puritan: Edwards on Divine Foreknowledge Part Two ...Read More

Insights from Jonathan Edwards on the Foreknowledge of God Part 3 ...Read More

Jonathan Edwards on Original Sin: Mediate or Immediate Imputation? ...Read More

Is Imputation Unjust? Jonathan Edwards on the Problem of Original Sin...Read More

Edwards on Revival - Part I - Jonathan Edwards and the Theology of Revival: A Narrative of Surprising Conversions and The Distinguishing Marks of a Work of the Spirit of God Summary and Analysis ...Read More

Edwards on Revival - Part II - Jonathan Edwards and the Theology of Revival: A Narrative of Surprising Conversions and The Distinguishing Marks of a Work of the Spirit of God ...Read More

Edwards on Revival - Part III - Jonathan Edwards and the Theology of Revival: Some Thoughts Concerning the Present Revival of Religion in New England ...Read More

Edwards on Revival - Part IV - Jonathan Edwards and the Theology of Revival: Some Thoughts Concerning the Present Revival of Religion in New England...Read More

“It is a proper and excellent thing for infinite glory to shine forth; and for the same reason, it is proper that the shining forth of God’s glory should be complete; that is, that all parts of his glory should shine forth, that every beauty should be proportionably effulgent, that the beholder may have a proper notion of God. It is not proper that one glory should be exceedingly manifested, and another not at all. . . . Thus it is necessary, that God&rsquo...Read More

There are approximately 1,200 extant sermons, probably four-fifths of the original number. His favorite sermon texts, in order of preference: Matthew, Luke, Isaiah, Psalms, John, 1 Corinthians, Proverbs, and Romans. “Edwards considered every sermon to be, in a very literal sense, ‘occasional.’ That is, every sermon, despite the abstract tone resulting from the conventions of the traditional sermon, form, is a response to a specific situation...Read More

At no time did Edwards believe or preach that America would be either the focus or the locus of the coming millennium. Rather, he suggested that, at best, America may be where those intermittent revivals would occur that eventually would bring on the millennium, the latter being at least 250 years away. Edwards believed in the concept of the “national covenant,” according to which God entered into covenant with a people or nation and blessed or punished them...Read More

[1701 / Yale College established] 1703 / Born October 5, East Windsor, Connecticut He had 10 sisters (no brothers), all of whom were at least 6 ft. tall! Jonathan’s paternal grandmother was a chronic adulteress who bore another man’s child. She was psychotic, often given to fits of perversity, rage, and threats of violence (her sister murdered her own child and her brother killed another sister with an ax). She eventually deserted her family and was finally...Read More

[The reader is encouraged to read Edwards’ sermon before working through these short observations.] What the “divine and supernatural light” is not: 1)         It is not to be identified with the conviction of sin that unregenerate people experience. The Spirit can act upon the soul of the unregenerate without communicating himself to or uniting himself with that person. 2)      &n...Read More