Letzte Worte, 22. März 1758
Original engl.: "Trust in God, and you need not fear."
Zitate von Jonathan Edwards
Geburtstag: 5. Oktober 1703
Todesdatum: 22. März 1758
Andere Namen: Ionathan Edwards, جاناتان ادواردز, Ҷонатан Эдвардс, جوناثان إدواردز
Jonathan Edwards war ein nordamerikanischer kongregationalistischer Prediger, Missionar und eine wichtige Persönlichkeit in der Erweckungsbewegung des First Great Awakening.
Zitate Jonathan Edwards
Letzte Worte, 22. März 1758
„Of all the knowledge that we can ever obtain, the knowledge of God, and the knowledge of ourselves, are the most important.“
— Jonathan Edwards, A careful & strict inquiry into the modern prevailing notions of that freedom of the will, which is supposed to be essential to moral agency, virtue & vice, reward & punishment, praise & blame...
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„A truly humble man is sensible of his natural distance from God; of his dependence on Him; of the insufficiency of his own power and wisdom; and that it is by God's power that he is upheld and provided for, and that he needs God's wisdom to lead and guide him, and His might to enable him to do what he ought to do for Him.“
— Jonathan Edwards, Selected Sermons of Jonathan Edwards
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„Remember that pride is the worst viper that is in the heart, the greatest disturber of the soul's peace and sweet communion with Christ; it was the first sin that ever was, and lies lowest in the foundation of Satan's whole building, and is the most difficultly rooted out, and is the most hidden, secret and deceitful of all lusts, and often creeps in, insensibly, into the midst of religion and sometimes under the disguise of humility.“
Letter to Deborah Hatheway (1741), in Letters and Personal Writings (1998), edited by George S. Claghorn, Vol. 16.
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— Jonathan Edwards, buch Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
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„One of these grand defects, as I humbly conceive, is this, that children are habituated to learning without understanding.“
— Jonathan Edwards, The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Vol. 16: Letters and Personal Writings
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„Holiness appeared to me to be of a sweet, pleasant, charming, serene, calm nature; which brought an inexpressible purity, brightness, peacefulness and ravishment to the soul.“
— Jonathan Edwards, The Sermons of Jonathan Edwards: A Reader
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„Grace is the seed of glory, the dawning of glory in the heart, and therefore grace is the earnest of the future inheritance.“
— Jonathan Edwards, The Religious Affections
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