He went forth now, not to go to and fro, rambling through the earth, but with a direct course, to fall upon poor Job, who … knows nothing of the matter. Many Christian friends have informed me that these often miss out many important points that Matthew Henry makes to illuminate the Word of God and apply it to our hearts and life situations. Even if you've read verses many, many times, this book most often adds some layer of clarity that prompts new insight and understanding. Afterward, his ministerial friends completed the work from Henry's notes and writings. Moses was given a new revelation and a new law; but Jesus only came to confirm what was revealed onto Moses.
At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Thomas's work Hope International , as his Dad is now with the Lord. Matthew Henry's commentary covers every verse in the Bible. I had 2 hours with him in discussion at lunch. Because inasmuch as God is talking to Moses then we have to consider the verse in light of the Christian doctrine. Over the years his writings have been read for both their scholarship and devotion, and none more than the classic Commentary on the Whole Bible. Henry's profound spiritual insights have touched lives for over 300 years.
He studied law and was ordained in 1687 serving as a pastor in Chester, from that same year until 1712. Copyright Date 2003 Dimensions Weight 42. However, I'm finding Henry difficult to stomach. George Whitefield, largely responsible along with Jonathan Edwards for the Great Awakening here in America in the eighteenth century, said that he had read the entire six volumes of 'Matthew Henry' through four times. Matthew Henry — Joshua to Esther: 3. Wisdom abounds, for those with the patience to pick thro Matthew Henry certainly has a gift for turning phrases, and he does a good job of giving a practical application for the passages that he is working on his preaching side comes through in many expanded notes! Perfect for all readers of the Bible who want a comprehensive commentary.
Keep in mind that he was studying and writing in the early 1700s, and people thought, spoke and wrote differently in that time. Book Summary: The title of this book is Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary on the Whole Bible Super Value Series and it was written by. If the reader asks the question, given A, how does B necessarily follow? Sometimes, when Matthew Henry expresses the same thought in two or more different ways, Mr. Henry's comments illuminate the text and place everything in the Old Testament in context of our understanding of Christ. Matthew Henry — Genesis to Deuteronomy: 2.
Early on in my quest to increase my understanding I purchased the Matthew Henry Commentary Set. Intro to the Old Testament: 4. Matthew Henry — Acts to Revelation: Lectures: 1. Over the years his writings have been read for both their scholarship and devotion, and none more than the classic Commentary on the Whole Bible. I have the 6 Vol set This commentary is exhaustive in its look at Scripture and takes on many issues and many points that commentaries usually do not delve into. This is an awesome set of books and the rating that I gave it is not based on the quality of the material, rather the quality of the books.
I am very upset I wasted me money on this and money is too hard to come by. It has not been generally known that he was also a distinguished preacher. There is no color maps just black and white with an index for the maps which helped me to get a better picture in my head but with the black and white and grey some of the words I couldn't see I need color to see all the words, part of my vision issue. Now you can read the very best of Matthew Henry in this new edition of his famous commentary. This was a great way to read through the Bible.
It is very rich and truly plumbs the depths of every passage in a near exhaustive manner. He completed his work up to the end of Acts before his death. This is the most helpful and practical commentary I have ever read. Henry's comments illuminate the text and place everything in the Old Testament in context of our understanding of Christ. And in the Christian theology… 1.
A blend of original and familiar carols provides a dramatic sonic backdrop for these inspiring stories. Logical errancy also exists e. After checking reviews, I went with this and I'm so glad I did. I used the Olive Tree Bible Study app, which synched my daily readings with the commentary. I'm relegating this volume to the Ain't Nobody Got Time for That shelf. You may unsubscribe from these email communications at any time.
Matthew Henry 1662-1714 was a Presbyterian minister, whose practical and devotional 6-volume Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible: Complete and Unabridged is still frequently used today. Spurgeon From Genesis to Revelation, Matthew Henry successfully combines practical application, devotional insight, and scholarship on the entire Bible. This set of books have been very helpful to me when I prepare my sermons. God certainly used Matthew Henry in a mighty way in writing this commentary. He has started many Christian collages in India. Granted there is a wealth of insight contained within this volume; however, the size of the type forces me to start looking for a magnifier to read with so that I may fully enjoy what this wonderful theologian's work has to offer. Some understand it of a custom that was observed among many who professed the Christian name in the first ages, of baptizing some in the name and stead of catechumens dying without baptism.
My intention was to read this commentary as I read through the Bible. Otherwise, this is a very great set of commentaries. Matthew Henry, this man knew God's point of view in the Scriptures, and was able to explain what so many of us find difficult to understand as we read the Bible. No, it was not the verbose nature of the old English used that turned me off; it was the racist and misogynistic nature of the text. The international critical commentary published by tt clark international has long held a special place among works on the bible it brings together all the.