Jonathan Edwards

R.C. Sproul

Series: Heroes of the Christian Faith


So very often, popular media and modern academia portray the preachers of early America as hell, fire, and brimstone, Bible-thumping simpletons who had no knowledge outside their religious convictions. But those who are committed to embracing that caricature have never been properly introduced to Jonathan Edwards. Who is this early American preacher? What did he contribute to the church that we can benefit from today? In this message, Dr. Sproul introduces us to the man who has been acclaimed as the greatest intellect ever produced on American soil—Jonathan Edwards.

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Ligonier Ministries

Ligonier Ministries is an international Christian discipleship organization founded by theologian Dr. R.C. Sproul in 1971 to equip Christians to articulate what they believe, why they believe it, how to live it, and how to share it. Proclaiming God’s holiness is central to Ligonier’s purpose.