The New Matthew Henry Commentary
Matthew Henry (1662-1714) was a Presbyterian minister in England who began his commentary on the Bible in 1704. He completed his work up to the end of Acts before his death. Afterwards, his ministerial friends completed the work from Henry's...
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Matthew Henry (1662-1714) was a Presbyterian minister in England who began his commentary on the Bible in 1704. He completed his work up to the end of Acts before his death. Afterwards, his ministerial friends completed the work from Henry's notes and writings. Time has sealed the reputation of Matthew Henry's classic commentary as a rich source of insight into God's word. For nearly 300 hundred years, Christian have consulted its rich insights into the very heart of God's Word. Passage by passage, its prayerful, penetrating reflections inspire and challenge the reader. And now, in the tradition of the updated versions of Streams in the Desert and My Utmost for His Highest, the New Matthew Henry Commentary updates the language of the original, making it much easier to understand, while retaining its beauty and strong content. This one volume contains a wealth of exposition and comment, metaphors, analogies, and illustrations that have set Matthew Henry's Commentary apart as one of the enduring legacies of faith. Ideal for personal devotions, Bible study, sermon and lesion preparations. Forever fresh and never failing to render new pearls of wisdoms, it's a book you will reach for often to obtain deeper understanding of the Scriptures. Abridged and unabridged editions.
Matthew Henry (1662-1714), was born into a committed Puritan family and followed his father's footsteps into full-time ministry, being ordained as a Presbyterian pastor in 1687. Despite ill health, deep bereavement, and the demands of his pastoral duties, Henry produced many devotional and scholarly works. They remain popular three centuries after his death, especially his classic commentary on the whole Bible.