39 Jonathan Edwards Quotes

Edwards was both a Christian author and pastor. He is most widely known for his sermon Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. He is also known for his books that are still widely read today, more than 250 years later. His most popular books are The End for Which God Created the World, The Life of David Brainerd, and Religious Affections.

  • "Love is the sum of all virtue, and love disposes us to good."

    - Jonathan Edwards
    Topics: Love


  • "Sincere friendship towards God, in all who believe him to be properly an intelligent, willing being, does most apparently, directly, and strongly incline to prayer; and it no less disposes the heart strongly to desire to have our infinitely glorious."

    - Jonathan Edwards
    Topics: Prayer


  • "Nothing sets a person so much out of the devil's reach as humility."

    - Jonathan Edwards
    Topics: Humility, Satan


  • "The way to Heaven is ascending; we must be content to travel uphill, though it be hard and tiresome, and contrary to the natural bias of our flesh."

    - Jonathan Edwards
    Topics: Perseverance


  • "If there be ground for you to trust in your own righteousness, then, all that Christ did to purchase salvation and all that God did to prepare the way for it is in vain."

    - Jonathan Edwards
    Topics: Salvation, Righteousness


  • "Resolved to live with all my might while I do live, and as I shall wish I had done ten thousand ages hence."

    - Jonathan Edwards
    Topics: Life


  • "I assert that nothing ever comes to pass without a cause."

    - Jonathan Edwards
    Topics: Reasoning


  • "Family education and order are some of the chief means of grace; if these are duly maintained, all the means of grace are likely to prosper and become effectual."

    - Jonathan Edwards
    Topics: Family


  • "Every saint in heaven is as a flower in the garden of God, and holy love is the fragrance and sweet odor that they all send forth, and with which they fill the bowers of that paradise above. Every soul there is as a note in some concert of delightful music that sweetly harmonizes with every other note, and all together blend in the most rapturous strains in praising God and the Lamb forever."

    - Jonathan Edwards
    Topics: Heaven, Music



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