Christ Exalted Sermons of Jonathan Edwards
: <p>Though largely associated with the Great Awakening, Jonathan Edwards leaves an amazing legacy as a theologian and preacher. Wrestling in his day with the Enlightenment and the Age of Reason, he faced the emerging climate of humanistic rationalism over...
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<p>Though largely associated with the Great Awakening, Jonathan Edwards leaves an amazing legacy as a theologian and preacher. Wrestling in his day with the Enlightenment and the Age of Reason, he faced the emerging climate of humanistic rationalism over the teaching of a personal and loving God. He battled the problem of spiritual deadness by recognizing the necessity of a personal religious experience and by embracing the supernatural work of the Holy Spirit to awaken and illuminate the heart.</p>
<p>Jonathan Edwards left a remarkable body of work, including the seven sermons featured in this collection on the "excellency of Christ." <i>Christ Exalted Sermons of Jonathan Edwards</i> is a fine sampling from this renowned preacher. Each sermon is a brilliant and personal invitation to know God through both our intellect and our affections-compelling us to open our hearts to the sweet love and joy available to us in our life in Christ.</p>
<p>This collection includes the following seven sermons:
<br>• Safety, Fullness, and Sweet Refreshment in Christ
<br>• The Excellency of Christ
<br>• Jesus Christ the Same Yesterday, Today, and Forever
<br>• Christ Exalted
<br>• True Saints, When Absent from the Body, Are Present with the Lord
<br>• Christ, the Example of Ministers
<br>• Christ's Agony</p>
Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) is widely acknowledged to be America's most important and original philosophical theologians. He is known as one of the greatest and most profound of American theologians and revivalists. He was the foremost leader of the Great Awakening in North America in the 18th Century. His writings continue to have a marked influence today on the life of the Church, his example stands as a beacon to guide us from the shallows of our low levels of spirituality to the deeper waters of life. Jonathan Edwards wrote such classics as Sinner in the Hands of an Angry God, Sermons of Jonathan Edwards and Call to United, Extraordinary Prayer.- Publisher.