Directions: Answer each of the following questions about Sinners in the Hands of


Directions: Answer each of the following questions about Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. Each answer should be at least 5 sentences and include cited textual evidence from the sermon in each answer.
1.) How does Edwards build a sense of horror in his sermon?
2.) What does Edwards hope to accomplish in his sermon?
3.) Identify and state the direct statement in which Edwards states the purpose of his sermon.
4.) According to the sermon, what keeps sinners out of the fiery “pit of hell”?
5.) What three major comparisons does Edwards make that deal with God’s wrath?
6.)How does Edwards use personification in his speech (giving human-like qualities to something non-human)?
7.) What detail does Edwards use to personify God?
8.) What makes his final paragraph so persuasive?


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