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Religious Affections
     

Religious Affections

by Jonathan Edwards, James M. Houston
 

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ISBN-10: 1573832405

ISBN-13: 9781573832403

Pub. Date: 02/01/2003

Publisher: Regent College Publishing

In the wake of recent revival movements, Christians need Jonathan Edwards' classic Religious Affections more than ever. Edwards, the central figure in New England's first Great Awakening, offers here his most detailed description of the signs-false and true-of revival, while highlighting the role truly balanced emotions play within the Christian life. An engaging

Overview

In the wake of recent revival movements, Christians need Jonathan Edwards' classic Religious Affections more than ever. Edwards, the central figure in New England's first Great Awakening, offers here his most detailed description of the signs-false and true-of revival, while highlighting the role truly balanced emotions play within the Christian life. An engaging introductory essay by Charles Colson details the impact of Religious Affections on his own life and its implications for today's church.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573832403
Publisher:
Regent College Publishing
Publication date:
02/01/2003
Series:
Classics of Faith and Devotion Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction7
Author's Preface11
The Nature of the Affections; Their Importance in Religion15
No Certain Signs That Religious Affections Are Gracious32
The Distinguishing Signs of Truly Gracious Affections65
Gracious Affections Arise from Divine Operations68
Truly Holy Affections Founded on Loveliness of Divine Things95
Gracious Affections Arise from Spiritual Enlightenment102
Gracious Affections Attended by Reasonable Conviction115
Gracious Affections Attended by Evangelical Humiliation126
Gracious Affections Attended by a Change of Nature140
Gracious Affections Soften the Heart, Bring Tenderness150
Gracious Affections Have Their Fruit in Christian Practice162
Notes201

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