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Selected Sermons of Jonathan Edwards

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Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 71,941 / 207 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 37.1
LoC Category: BR
Downloads: 1,916
Added to site: 2010.12.13
mnybks.net#: 29890
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Religion
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ords, also characteristic, were, "Trust in God, and ye need not fear."

A tall, spare man, with high, broad forehead, clear piercing eyes, prominent nose, thin, set lips and a rather weak chin, his whole appearance suggested the perspicacity of intellect and the integrity, refinement, and benevolence of character of one possessing little physical energy, little suited to practical affairs, but intensely alive in the spirit, intensely absorbed in the contemplation of things invisible and eternal. The two qualities, indeed, for which he is most distinguished are spirituality and intellectuality. Spiritual-mindedness was the very core and essence of his being. Religion was his element. God was to him absolute Reality; His will and His thoughts alone constituted the ultimate truth and meaning of things. Nor was this with Edwards a mere philosophical speculation; it was the high region in which he drew vital breath, the solid ground on which he walked. He walked with God. He has been called the "Saint of New

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