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Number of Pages: 200
Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers
Publication Date: 2017
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Day by Day with John Calvin: Selected Readings for Daily ReflectionJohn CalvinHendrickson Publishers / 2017 / Trade Paperback$11.49 Retail:
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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.
Jonathan Edwards left a remarkable body of work, including the seven sermons featured in this collection on the "excellency of Christ." Christ Exalted Sermons of Jonathan Edwards 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.
This collection includes the following seven sermons:
• Safety, Fullness, and Sweet Refreshment in Christ
• The Excellency of Christ
• Jesus Christ the Same Yesterday, Today, and Forever
• Christ Exalted
• True Saints, When Absent from the Body, Are Present with the Lord
• Christ, the Example of Ministers
• Christ's Agony
Jimmy ReaganLeesville, SCAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Great Sermons!July 1, 2017Jimmy ReaganLeesville, SCAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Hurrah for more Jonathan Edwards sermons! Hendrickson Publishers already graced us with Revival Sermons of Jonathan Edwards a few months ago and now they have unearthed some other jewels for us. Im a pastor who believes in having a healthy dose of sermons in my library, and have could we have a real sermonic library without some Edwards?
Theres no doubt that his sermons are uniquely his own. I cant think of anyone who would organize a sermon quite like he would. He sees no problem in being long. His style usually involves beginning with some doctrine on the subject and then branching out into pointed, applicable material to take the Scripture home to the hearers hearts. I wouldnt recommend that any of us preach a sermon put together as his are, but his logical mind and scriptural acumen are helpful to us all. Read him more for personal, theological, and doctrinal reflection rather than a prototype for preaching today.
These sermons, as the title implies, exalt Jesus Christ. The first sermon tackles a fine text most likely only rarely preachedIsaiah 32:2. If the title Safety, Fullness, and Sweet Refreshment in Christ sounds odd, I assure you he found all three in Christ for us. I love his preaching on one of my favorite texts in Revelation 5:5-6 and drawing out the excellency of Christ. He brings alive so much of Christs character in it. In the sermon Jesus Christ the Same Yesterday, Today, and Forever he not only exposes how Christ transcends time, but lays out how that fact should impact our lives.
The next sermon Christ Exalted explains how He is exalted in His work of redemption. Its a treat to have the sermon he preached at David Brainerds funeral from 2 Corinthians 5:8. He makes clear our assurance of going directly into the presence of Christ at death. There are some post-sermon comments added as well. Preachers will find encouragement from his Christ, the Example of Ministers from John 13:15-16. The last sermon, Christs Agony takes us to Gethsemane in Luke 22:44. I disagree on a few points, but there is much to ponder.
Edwards sermon had the hand of God on them when he preached them and its a privilege for us to revel in these proven sermons. This book is a nice, durable, attractive paperback and I recommend it.
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