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Don’t Miss Eternal Life

This was a highly influential sermon of the Great Awakening, emphasizing God’s wrath upon unbelievers after death…

The underlying point is that God has given humans a chance to confess their sins. It is the mere will of God, according to Edwards, that keeps wicked men from being overtaken…devils, “like greedy hungry lions, that see their prey, and expect to have it, but are for the present kept back [by God’s hand].”Mankind’s own attempts to avoid falling into the “bottomless gulf” due to the overwhelming “weight and pressure towards hell” are insufficient as “a spider’s web would have to stop a falling rock”. This act of grace from God has given humans a chance to believe and trust in Christ Edwards provides much varied and vivid imagery to illustrate this main theme throughout. (Listen to the sermon here) (Tap or click Play below)

Heb 9:27

And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:

Are you prepared for this?

In Christianitysalvation (also called deliverance or redemption) is the saving of human beings from sin and its consequences[a]—which include death and separation from God—by Christ’s death and resurrection,[1] and the justification entailed by this salvation.

The idea of Jesus’ death as an atonement for human sin was recorded in the Christian Bible, and was elaborated in Paul’s epistles and in the GospelsPaul saw the faithful redeemed by participation in Jesus’ death and rising. Early Christians regarded themselves as partaking in a new covenant with God, open to both Jews and Gentiles, through the sacrificial death and subsequent exaltation of Jesus Christ.

Salvation in Christianity, or deliverance or redemption, is the “saving [of] human beings from death and separation from God” by Christ‘s death and resurrection.[web 1][a][b][c]

The word “atonement” often is used in the Old Testament to translate the Hebrew words kippur (כיפור \ כִּפּוּר, kipúr, and kippurim (כיפורים \ כִּפּוּרִים, kipurím,, which mean “propitiation” or “expiation”;[web 4] The English word atonement is derived from the original meaning of “at-one-ment” (i.e., being “at one” or in harmony, with someone).[24] According to Collins English Dictionaryatonement is used to describe the saving work that God granted (through Christ) to reconcile the world to Himself, and also of the state of a person having been reconciled to God.[25][26] According to The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, atonement in Christian theology is “man’s reconciliation with God through the sacrificial death of Christ.”[27]