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A Negative Sermon with Positive Results

By Ken Horn | March 8, 2013

A year before Jonathan Edwards’ famous “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” sermon during America’s Great Awakening, there was another famous sermon preached by one of the leading lights in the revival.

Gilbert Tennent’s father, William, had founded the “Log College” (which eventually became Princeton) to train ministers. William’s sons trained there and some became fiery preachers in a day when many pulpits were lackluster and lukewarm. Gilbert has been called by some the second most important preacher of the Great Awakening, behind only George Whitefield. Others would place him behind Edwards.

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