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“The mere pleasure of God” by Jonathan Edwards

“There is nothing that keeps wicked men, at any one moment, out of hell, but the mere pleasure of God.”

–Jonathan Edwards, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” Sermons and Discourses: 1739-1742, in The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Vol. 22, Ed. Harry S. Stout (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003), 405. Preached in Enfield, Connecticut on July 8, 1741.

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