Matthew Henry’s Commentary on the Bible
“The summit of my ambition is to assist those who are truly serious in searching the Scriptures daily.” — Matthew Henry
Perhaps no one ever more effectively accomplished this ambition more than Matthew Henry, in helping Bible students. This diligent Puritan minister (1662-1714) has been known and loved for three centuries for his devotional commentary on the Bible. He began preaching at age 24 and served as a pastor for nearly 30 years. His commentary is largely drawn from his sermons. Matthew Henry is exceptional in scriptural content, lucid in presentation, practical in application, and always Christ-centered.
Commended by C. H. Spurgeon
Spurgeon said this work was “first among the mighty (commentaries) for general usefulness we are bound to mention the man whose name is a household word, Matthew Henry. He is the most pious and pithy, sound and sensible, suggestive and sober, terse and trustworthy. He is deeply spiritual, heavenly, profitable; finding good matter in every text, and from all deducting the most practical and judicious lessons. It is the Christian’s companion, suitable to everybody, instructive to all.”
From Genesis to Revelation, Matthew Henry successfully combines practical application, devotional insight, and scholarship on the entire Bible. Henry has profound insights on the content, message and nature of God’s divine revelation. Perfect for all readers of the Bible who want a comprehensive commentary. Includes the entire text of Matthew Henry’s original multi-volume commentary in modern, easy-to-read type.
About the Author
Matthew Henry (1662-1714) was a “nonconformist” Puritan minister of England. He is perhaps the most preeminent devotional Bible commentator of all time. Matthew Henry’s Commentary on the Whole Bible as it is commonly called, was used by many who helped to bring about the First Great Awakening in the 1700s. He was also the author of numerous other books while serving his congregation.