He had one brother, john who died at the age of sixth, and four sisters, sarah the oldest, katharine, eleanor, and ann the youngest. Publication date 1824 topics family publisher new york. Matthew henry s book is a valuable practical aid in addressing our deep need. Matthew henrys concise commentary on the bible by matthew henry. A church in the house, a sermon concerning family religion by. Matthew henry is known worldwide in our time as the author of his famous commentary on the scriptures. Matthew henry 16621714 was an english commentator on the bible and presbyterian minister. Matthew henry was the second son born to philip and kathrine henry. Matthew henry s concise commentary on the bible by matthew henry. Matthew henry is most wellknown for the timeless and practical expositions found in his commentaries on the old and new testaments. When we come together to worship god, we must do it, not only by prayer and praise, but by the reading and hearing of the word of god. The names of these are written in heaven, in the records of the church here. Pursuant to this metaphor christ and the church in general, christ and particular believers, are here discoursing with abundance of mutual esteem and endearment.
Matthew henry was born at broad oak, october 18, 1662, into the godly home of philip and katharine henry. The title can be miss leading in our broader church culture, but he lays out the necessity of family worship without neglecting the importance of the public gathering of the saints. One observer noted that the henry household was like unto the gates of. He governed his house with an awe and reverence for god, filling his home with joy and peace. This is a book which should be mandatory reading for every christian home and congregation. Genesis is a name taken from the greek, and signifies the book of generation or production. The matthew henry s commentary book series by matthew henry includes books commentary on the whole bible, volume 2 of 6, joshua to esther, commentary on the whole bible, volume 3 of 6, job to song of solomon, commentary on the whole bible volume iv isaiah to malachi, and several more. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. He is best known for the sixvolume biblical commentary exposition of the old and new testaments. Founded in 1997, has become a leading book price comparison site.
Matthew henry evangelical church, chester, united kingdom. These volumes are priceless in that they are so explanatory when defining what the bible is actually saying to each of us. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. He sets forth the practical steps for the husband to lead his family in this blessed endeavor. A particular account concerning him we shall meet with, ch. A few weeks earlier, his father philip henry 16311696 had been ejected from his ministry in the established church. Author of a method for prayer, directions for daily communion with god, matthew henrys commentary on the whole bible, a commentary on the whole bible, a church in the house, exposition of the old and new testaments, an abridgement of henry on prayer, a commentary on the holy bible with practical remarks and observations. His father, philip henry, had just been ejected under the act of uniformity 1662. A church in the house a sermon concerning familyreligion.
The word gospel means good news, and the good news is about jesus. Book of acts matthew henrys bible commentary concise. It is a very good sermon by the puritan pastor in 1704. But far less known in our day is the fact that henry was an. Banner of truth trust, 1974 scott brown, a church in the house san antonio. This document has been generated from xsl extensible stylesheet language source. Murray, banner of truth this is a classic work on prayer, which will stimulate and guide believers in the practice most urgently needed in the church today regular, biblical, personal business with god. Bible commentaries matthew henrys complete commentary on the bible matthew 1. The bride, the church, speaks to the bridegroom, to the daughters of jerusalem v.
Study acts using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. Book of hebrews matthew henrys bible commentary concise. Matthew henrys work is desperately needed in our day. This tab will take you to an area where you can access three matthew. Title author type language date edition publication. But more frequently is christ represented as the bridegroom of his church rom. A church in the house, a sermon concerning family religion. Jan, 2011 matthew is more concerned with the passing of the authority of jesus to the apostles though he only uses the word apostle once in matthew 10. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel.
The birth of matthew henry matthew henry was the second son given by the lord to katherine and philip henry. A church in the house by professor matthew henry alibris. Matthew 1 commentary matthew henrys complete commentary on. Matthew is the first of the four gospel writings, yet there is only one gospel about jesus christ and there are four different writers. Buy a cheap copy of a church in the house book by matthew henry. Publishd at the request of some who heard the substance of it preachd in london, ap. Henry sets forth the reason, application, and appeal for family worship. The first book of the english bible that most of us read from is the gospel of matthew. Matthew henry 16621714 reformed theology at a puritans mind. Matthew henrys most popular book is matthew henrys commentary on the whole bible.
Lessons from the life of matthew henry gentle reformation. Matthew henry evangelical church is an evangelical church in blacon, chester. Matthew henry 18 october 1662 22 june 1714 was a nonconformist minister and author, born in wales but spent much of his life in england. Matthew henry 16621714 was born in 1662 in a welsh farmhouse close to the border of england and wales. In a 1704 sermon on family religion, henry followed cawdrey in arguing that the head of the family holds all of the offices of christ with respect to his household. Hitherto the prophecy of this book has presented to us a very remarkable mixture of light and shade, prosperity and adversity, mercy and judgment, in the conduct of divine providence towards the church in the world. Matthew henry biographical sketch christian biography. The matthew henrys commentary book series by matthew henry includes books commentary on the whole bible, volume 2 of 6, joshua to esther, commentary on the whole bible, volume 3 of 6, job to song of solomon, commentary on the whole bible volume iv isaiah to malachi, and several more. In this chapter, after the title of the book, we have christ and his church, christ and a believer, expressing their esteem for each other. Matthew henrys wellknown sixvolume exposition of the old and new testaments 17081710 or complete commentary, provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the bible.
This book portrays the blessedness and divine comfort that is sure to accompany the daily worship and prayer to god. Williams, the lives of philip and matthew henry carlisle. Jan 01, 2009 a church in the house, a sermon concerning family religion by matthew henry posted on january 1, 2009 by anthony caetano see also in print. Christ, the bridegroom, speaks in answer to the complaints and requests of his spouse. The largest and most trusted library of over 1,921,000 free sermons from conservative christian churches and ministries worldwide. Philip henry, and also at the thomas doolittle academy from 16801682. The book of remembrance of all those who have lived to god, and have kept up the life and power of godliness in evil times. Matthew henry was born near wales on october 18, 1662 and was primarily homeeducated by his father, rev. The lord make the woman that is come into thine house like rachel and like leah, which two did build the house of israel. Matthew henry 16621714 reformed theology at a puritan. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Matthew henrys commentary on the whole bible facebook. He was born at broad oak, a farmhouse on the borders of flintshire and shropshire. Matthew henrys house was said to be like unto the gates of heaven.
Study hebrews using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. He was born prematurely at his mothers family estate, broad oak, a farmhouse on the borders of flintshire and shropshire. The families of christians should be little churches. Ezra preserved the records of that great revolution and transmitted them to the church in this book. His father, philip henry, a church of england cleric, had just been ejected under the act of uniformity 1662. Song of solomon 1 commentary matthew henry commentary on. Sep 03, 2008 i have included matthew henry s a church in the house also titled family religion in the downloads section on the right. I have included matthew henrys a church in the house also titled family religion in the downloads section on the right. The bare reading of the scriptures in public assemblies is not enough. A church in the house, a sermon concerning family religion by matthew henry posted on january 1, 2009 by anthony caetano see also in print. Matthew henry biographical sketch christian biography resources. Furthermore, ptacek has written that, the role of the head of the family was given the highest possible status by matthew henry.
Matthew henrys book is a valuable practical aid in addressing our deep need. Matthew henry has 569 books on goodreads with 12203 ratings. Matthew henry s house was said to be like unto the gates of heaven. Henry first started studying law in 1686, but instead of pursuing a career in law he began to preach in his neighborhood.
Enhance your sermon and bible study preparation with matthew henrys concise commentary on the bible this 0 page pdf document includes chapterbychapter commentary from genesis through revelation. This is the answer for what ails every family, church, and indeed, the entire nation. A must for anyone wanting to know gods word and understand what all the parables, psalms and proverbs are saying in particular and in addition matthew henry explains it all so easy and understandable. Books by matthew henry author of matthew henrys commentary.1405 1455 713 599 760 1435 945 231 1102 1283 136 600 1247 1434 787 626 219 102 1090 810 1409 136 663 151 1132 121 1492 781 658 1103 1488 1390