He moved again in to Mare Street, Hackney. The Works of Matthew Henry:.
Leviticus — pdf , 92 pp. Numbers — pdf , pp. Deuteronomy — pdf , pp. Individual files below: Preface to the Historical Books — pdf , 3 pp.
Joshua — pdf , 94 pp. Judges — pdf , pp.
Ruth — pdf , 19 pp. Ezra — pdf , 31 pp. Nehemiah — pdf , 43 pp. Esther — pdf , 27 pp.
Individual files below: Preface to the Poetical Books — pdf , 4 pp. Job — pdf , pp. Psalms — pdf , pp.
Proverbs — pdf , pp. Ecclesiastes — pdf , 58 pp. Song of Solomon — pdf , 39 pp. Individual files below: A Preface to the Prophetical Books — pdf , 7 pp. Isaiah — pdf , pp. Jeremiah — pdf , pp. Lamentations — pdf , 27 pp. Ezekiel — pdf , pp. Daniel — pdf , 78 pp.
Henry was primarily home-educated by his father, Rev. Philip Henry, and also at the Thomas Doolittle academy from Henry first started studying law in , but instead of pursuing a career in law he began to preach in his neighborhood. After the declaration of liberty of conscience by James II in , he was privately ordained in London, and on June 2, , he began his regular ministry as non-conformist pastor of a Presbyterian congregation at Chester.
He remained in this position for 25 years. After declining several times offers from London congregations, he finally accepted a call to Hackney, London, and began his ministry there May 18, , shortly before his death. He lived to complete it only as far as to the end of the Acts, but after his death other like-minded authors prepared the remainder from Henry's manuscripts. This work was long celebrated as the best English commentary for devotional purposes and the expanded edition was initially published in Instead of critical exposition, Henry focuses on practical suggestion, and his commentaries contains rich stores of truths.
Spurgeon used Henry's commentary and commended it heartily, saying: "Every minister ought to read it entirely and carefully through once at least. To many it would seem like lions and bears are unstoppable.
To be sure, those who value life run in fear from them, or at the very least give them what they want whenever they growl. But lions and bears are not invincible. Lest the tyrants become to smug and confident in their power, it would be wise of them to remember all it takes to topple them is nothing more than a little boy with a big God. By Anthony Baker. What Goes Around… But there is even more to this verse. The great Matthew Henry wrote: Those that devise mischief contrive, for the accomplishing of it, how to impose upon others; but it will prove, in the end, that they deceive themselves.
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