Jonathan Edwards Metaphors

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Imagine everyone’s life was judged every second of everyday. By a greater power, God. And that greater power would hold someone over a pit of fire, because they committed a sin, would you commit a sin? Jonathan Edwards was a powerful fire-and-brimstone preacher during the Great Awakening and author of the sermon “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”. Edwards uses a variety of metaphors in his writing, all metaphors have a strong effect on what Edwards experience during the Great Awakening. Edwards specifically uses metaphors to explain the wrath of God. To start off with, Edwards uses metaphors throughout his sermon to express the relationships between God and the people. One metaphor that really expresses God's relationship with the people,
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