Jonathan Edwards

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John Piper leads us to a great new resource: the complete works of Jonathan Edwards online via Yale University. I had no idea Edwards’ grandfather preached in Northampton, MA!

The reason all this matters is not merely that Edwards is the poster boy of intellectual American Historians, but, even more importantly, that, using the lens of Scripture, he saw and believed and described the greatest realities in the universe in ways that few of us would ever see on our own. He saw Jesus Christ through whom and for whom all things exist. And he saw the Gospel—that Christ died for our sins and rose again to be Lord of all.