Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God Summary

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On July 8, 1741 Jonathan Edwards delivered the sermon “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” During this time many people were moving away from their Puritan beliefs and did not make God a priority. In the message he talked about how everyone was a sinner and how everyone belongs in hell. He also talked about how if God wanted to He would throw everyone in Hell, but since He gave us His Son we should take Him and repent. While delivering this message many people began to repent and ask for forgiveness. Sometimes it is easy to take the gift of salvation for granite, which is why we should review how and why it was given to us.
The sermon “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” was so effective because it showed people who they really are. The sermon opened people’s eyes to where they were spiritually, how powerful God truly is, and the things He can do but chooses not to. The sermon described how we are all born sinners and deserve to go to hell. But God had mercy on the human race and decided to pay the price for everyone. Edwards pointed out that many people are coming to Christ and taking advantage of the opportunity that God gave them. He then ask the audience why they are not jumping at the opportunity and ask them if they want to be children of God or children with …show more content…

Johnathan Edwards preached a sermon called “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” because at the time many people were walking away from their faith. The sermon caused numerous people to repent and go in God’s direction. Today I do not think that people will understand or care if someone was preaching the same message as Edwards , because it has been preached so many times. It would have to be spoken in a way that people can understand and relate to whether that be through the speakers life experience or a movie reference. I think the same revival can happen and I hope that I am alive to see it

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