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Yea, God is a great deal more angry with great numbers that are now on earth; yea, doubtless with many that are now in this congregation, who it may be are at ease, than he is with many of those that are now in the flames of hell. What does this excerpt suggest about Edwards’s opinion of society?

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It may seem a bit obvious, but one way to describe God in Edwards's sermon is "angry." Edwards was preaching to a congregation who he considered insufficiently committed to their faith, and this sermon was intended to promote a new sense of diligence and piety in the community. To do so, Edwards portrays God as angry and wrathful toward sinners.

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