Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Raise money for his church

    • B. 

      Frighten his congregation into seizing the opportunity to come back to Puritanism and to receive salvation

    • C. 

      Persuade his congregation to revolt against England

    • D. 

      Uplift his congregation, so that they will believe in God

  • 2. 
    Edward's vivid descriptions of Hell are meant to
    • A. 

      Frighten his audience

    • B. 

      Amuse his audience

    • C. 

      Fascinate his audience

    • D. 

      Make his audience feel superior

  • 3. 
    Edwards presents God as a being who
    • A. 

      Is often angry and vengeful

    • B. 

      Continually redefines the universe

    • C. 

      Enjoys human suffering and misery

    • D. 

      Easily forgives repentant sinners

  • 4. 
    Edwards compares each of his listeners to "a spider or some loathsome insect held over the fire" in order to stress a human being's
    • A. 

      Powerlessness in comparison to God

    • B. 

      Unimportance in God's plan

    • C. 

      Ugliness in God's eyes

    • D. 

      Courage in the face of God's wrath

  • 5. 
    All of the following are images used by Jonathan Edwards to scare his audience EXCEPT
    • A. 

      A bow and arrow ready to pierce one's heart

    • B. 

      Flood waters held back by God's hand

    • C. 

      A wide, gaping canyon

    • D. 

      A lake of burning brimstone

  • 6. 
    Toward the end of the sermon, Edwards's tone shifts from
    • A. 

      Sorrowful to joyous

    • B. 

      Frightening to hopeful

    • C. 

      Joyous to resentful

    • D. 

      Sympathetic to bitter

  • 7. 
    What is the central message of the sermon?
    • A. 

      There is no hope for salvation.

    • B. 

      The only hope for salvation is in good deeds.

    • C. 

      The only hope for salvation is through Christian rebirth.

    • D. 

      Sinners can save their souls through constant prayer.

  • 8. 
    Jonathan Edwards uses what type of emotional appeal on pages 120-123 to help convince the congregation to come to God?
  • 9. 
    Jonathan Edwards was considered what type of preacher?
    • A. 

      Puritan

    • B. 

      Catholic

    • C. 

      Anglican

    • D. 

      Baptist

  • 10. 
    Jonathan Edwards was part of the Great Awakening
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False