Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God Essay | Essay

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Jonathan Edwards' sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God".
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Jonathan Edwards' sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"

Summary: It gives my opinion on if Jonathan Edwards' sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" was successful in reaching listeners.
    In Jonathan Edwards' sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God", he uses several techniques to cause the audience to want to achieve grace and go to heaven.  Jonathan Edwards tried to scare the audience into believing that God could do away with them at any second.  He used dramatic comparisons to portray the wrath of God, which people of that time could grasp.  He also gave them hope that they could be saved.  Jonathan Edwards used several methods to show people what might happen if they continue to sin and disobey the will of God.   
In the writing "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God", Edwards attempts to instill fear into his listeners.  He makes sure everyone is paying attention and on the edge of his or her seats.  In his lecture, he uses...

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