Pastor's Column: Sinners in the hands of a loving God
Last updated 4/11/2019 at 11:19am
One of the most famous – or infamous – sermons in American history was preached in 1741 by a Massachusetts minister named Jonathan Edwards. The title was “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” It was the quintessential “fire and brimstone” type sermon in which judgment and hell are stressed.
As we observe Easter this Sunday, I think it is the time we can celebrate God’s love. For it was God’s love that was the motivation for his sending Jesus into the world, as we are told in the well-known Bible verse: “For God so loved the world that he sent his one and only Son into...