Jonathan Edwards: Reformed Apologist
The title of this article displays, at least implicitly, its twofold purpose. First, I will be attempting faithfully to explicate Edwards with a view toward a Reformed apologetic. More specifically, I will look briefly at Edwards' ontology and then a bit more specifically at his view of man, particularly as that view relates to the unregenerate.
Therefore, brethren, we are debtors.
~ Romans 8:12
As God's creatures, we are all debtors to him: to obey him with all our body, and soul, and strength. Having broken his commandments, as we all have, we are debtors to his justice, and we owe to him a vast amount which we are not able to pay.
been chosen by God (Ephesians 1:4) and saved by His Grace
(Ephesians 2:8-9). My payment for life and liberty has been satisfied
(because He has redeemed me as His own) (Ephesians 1:7). God has
changed the way He looks at me and deals with me (Romans 5:10) and I have
been freed from the law of sin and death (Romans 3:23-24).
Equipping the Saints
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These devotions are not meant to be read at one sitting, which will explain the many redundancies you will find.
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