John Edwards Religious Affections: The Two Kinds Of Exercise Of Religion

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John Edwards Religious Affections discusses the two kinds of exercise of religion. The first exercise he talks about is trials. Trials benefit religion as proof. No true religion is trial-less, but has plenty of rewards at the same time. Edwards wrote “ Hereby the truth of it is manifested, and appears indeed true religion; they above all other things, have a tendency to distinguish between true religion and false.” He is telling true religion the people that trials shine true light on religion and that is a beautiful thing about Christianity; it can withstand all trials. The biggest trial was showing restraint when Jesus was killed. The religion continued to be pure, even with the Son of God no longer being on Earth. The second is being

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