Longtime readers of my blog know that Jonathan Edwards is one of my favorite figures from church history. (I even own one of these shirts). For a time during seminary I even contemplated becoming an Edwards’ scholar, but in the end settled for
For many years Yale University has been producing the definitive collection of Jonathan Edwards’ writings. That project culminated with the creation of the Works of Jonathan Edwards Online, a fully searchable database of everything Edwards’ ever wrote that has survived.
But now the folks at Yale have taken it to the next level. They have created a free app for IPad/IPhone (not aware if there is an Android app as well) that accesses the entire database (assuming you have an internet connection).
If you have never read anything by Jonathan Edwards, or have a skewed understanding of him because your American Literature teacher/professor ridiculed his famous sermon “Sinners in the Hands of Angry God,” do yourself a favor. Read his sermon “The Excellency of Christ.” Based loosely on Revelation 5:5-6, the doctrine for his sermon is: There is an admirable conjunction of diverse excellencies in Jesus Christ. Your mind will be fed, your heart will be moved, your affections for Christ stirred, and your worship fueled!