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Edwards Versus Franklin

Summary: "Soul on Fire" is a review for Jonathan Edwards's sermon, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. In "The Autobiography", Ben Franklin says people should base their life on moral perfection. Comparing the works of Jonathan Edwards and Benjamen Franklin leads to an understanding of their desire for moral perfection and spiritual discipline.
Jonathan Edwards wrote a sermon called, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God during the Puritan Revival, it tells the reader about Edwards's dependency on God. The voice in Edwards sermon is far more extreme than in Benjamin Franklin's book, The Autobiography. Franklin says people should base their life on moral perfection, "It was about this time I conceived the bold and arduous project of arriving moral perfection." (Franklin 71). Edwards also says this, however, there is a consequence if you do not abide by it. Which is, "natural men are held in the hand of God over the pit of Hell." (Edwards 65).

"Soul on Fire" is a review for Jonathan Edwards's sermon, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. The author mentions Edwards's concern for the Devil, Satan, and says it was, "Edward's duty to rearm his people against the Devil and build toward new awakenings...

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