“Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” is a sermon written by the American Christian theologian Jonathan Edwards, preached to his own congregation in Northampton, Massachusetts, to profound effect, and again on July 8, 1741 in Enfield, Connecticut. CLICK HERE for English audio HAGA CLIC AQUÍ para audio en español The preaching of this… Continue reading The Sermon
The Classic Sermon
SINNERS IN THE HANDS OF AN ANGRY GOD This is the classic sermon preached by Jonathan Edwards on July 8, 1741 in Enfield, Massachusetts (now Connecticut). CLICK HERE for English audio HAGA CLIC AQUÍ para audio en español Deuteronomy 32:35— . . .their foot shall slide in due time In this verse is threatened the… Continue reading The Classic Sermon
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Sermon editing project
The Sermon Editing Project is accelerating the production of edited sermons, so that they can be available to the general reading public. Through this initiative, users worldwide volunteer to be editors of Edwards’ sermons under the auspices of the Yale staff.
Scholarly new research
The Jonathan Edwards Studies journal is an interdisciplinary professionally refereed digital online publication, and invites graduate students, young scholars, clergy, seminarians to submit articles, book reviews etc. The journal is also distributed as an iOS app. Click on the below link for more information. https://jestudies.yale.edu/index.php/journal
The Works of Jonathan Edwards Online is a collection of writings and articles from Jonathan Edwards. The collection contains edited published works and raw manuscripts. Freedom of the Will (WJE Online Vol. 1)Religious Affections (WJE Online Vol. 2)Original Sin (WJE Online Vol. 3)The Great Awakening (WJE Online Vol. 4)Apocalyptic Writings (WJE Online Vol. 5)Scientific and… Continue reading The works
A monument in Enfield, Connecticut commemorating the location where this sermon
Edwards, Jonathan. Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. Philadelphia, PA: Presbyterian Board of Publication, n.d.
On July 8, 1741, theologian Jonathan Edwards spoke the words of the sermon “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” at a Congregational church in Enfield. He could not have known that he was delivering a sermon that has been called one of the most famous ever given on American soil, and about which… Continue reading Jonathan Edwards
Effect and legacy
Edwards was interrupted many times during the sermon by people moaning and crying out, “What shall I do to be saved?”. Although the sermon has received criticism, Edwards’ words have endured and are still read to this day. Edwards’ sermon continues to be the leading example of a First Great Awakening sermon and is still… Continue reading Effect and legacy