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Sinners in the hands of an angry God, by Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) Enfield, Connecticut July 8, 1741

 Their foot shall slide in due time Deut. 32:35  Deuteronomy 32:35 The Holy Bible (Authorised Version). 35  To me belongeth vengeance and recompence; their foot shall slide in due time: for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste. In this verse is threatened the vengeance of God on the wicked unbelieving Israelites, who were God's visible people, and who lived under the means of grace; but who, notwithstanding all God's wonderful works towards them, remained (as in verse 28) void of counsel, having no understanding in them. Under all the cultivations of heaven, they brought forth bitter and poisonous fruit; as in the two verses next preceding the text. The expression I have chosen for my text, Their foot shall slide in due time, seems to imply the following things, relating to the punishment and destruction to which these wicked Israelites were exposed. 1.  That they were always exposed to destruction; as