Rhetorical Analysis Of Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God

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Johnathan Edward preached a sermon call "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" in Enfield, Connecticut on July 8, 1741. During this time period there was a great awakening in religion throughout America. It was a revival of the protestant Christians. In other words it strengthen the faith of many people in the North American colonies.

Edwards's sermon, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" is about how the sinners will go to hell if they do not change there ways. In the beginning of Edwards sermon he talks about a verse in the Bible. This verse was Deuteronomy 32:35. It talked about how the Israelite's were wicked people and they were called the "unbelieving Israelite's". The verse says that God will have vengeance on the Israelite's. They will soon be punished because of their wickedness. The Israelites's were sinners.

Johnathan Edwards gave an example to what will happen to the sinners if they do not change. By talking about what the Bible says and how God will punish those that sin scared the audience a little. They know that they have sinned, now they know what will happen if they do not get right with God. It made the audience think of what will happen to them if they do not change.

In the sermon Edward also uses the pronouns you, yours, I and so on. It feels like he is talking directly to you. He says "You probably are not sensible of this; you find you are kept out of hell, but do not see the hand of God in it; but look at other things, as the good
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