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He who finds fault will do well to execute the work in better style; only let him remember that cokmenting will have my heifer to plough with and therefore ought in all reason to excel me.

The spurgeoon undertaking in such a manner and method being never attempted before. No one text is to be exalted above the plain analogy of faith; and no solitary expression is to shape our theology for us.

II and III, 36s. It is a very sad fact that they do not read so much as they should at home; the ungodly, in England, scarcely read the Bible at all; and if only that part which we preach upon be expounded to them, how little of the Bible can they ever suprgeon Let it always be distinct. He hunts Arminianism throughout the whole of it. Very seldom does he allow himself to be run away with by imagination, except now and then when he tries to open up a parable, and finds a meaning in every circumstance and minute detail; or when he falls upon a text which is not congenial with his creed, and hacks and hews terribly to bring the word of God into a more systematic shape.

It is unfashionable in England, though somewhat more usual beyond the Tweed. We actually had to read this for Greyfriars. It is hoped that The College Series may render efficient service to preachers of the gospel. Clarke, says in his preface, “It is quite superfluous to write in praise of the Gnomon of Bengel. Is a caution needed amongst intelligent men?

Query–a query for which I will not demand an answer–has one of you ever beaten the dust from the venerable copy of Poole which loads our library shelves? Weir rated it really liked it Jan 02, Very little time in the service can be afforded for reading the lessons; do not rob the prayer and the sermon for the sake of commenting.


Few men can comment eminently well upon the whole Bible, there are sure to be some weak points in colossal works; prolixity in so vast an undertaking is natural, and dulness follows at its heels–but a life devoted to one of the inspired volumes of our priceless Bible must surely yield a noble result.

John Jude The Revelation. You will often turn to a reference, and will ane to say, “Well, it is a reference, certainly, in a way, for it contains the same word, but there is no reference in the sense that the one text will explain the other. Spureon Anderson rated it it was amazing Dec 07, Expository preaching he would advocate as the great need of the day, its best protection against rising errors, and its surest means of spiritual edification.

Worth its weight in gold! The matter is quite attractive and fascinating, and yet so weighty, that the man who shall study those eight volumes thoroughly, will not fail to read his Bible intelligently and with growing interest. What more could I say in commendation either of the preacher or the author? Trahit sua quemque voluptas; every man that studies hath some beloved study, which is his delight above any other; and this is mine.

Graham says, “there are about twenty or thirty names in the literary world who have gained a conspicuous place in theological circles; and in German commentaries these are perpetually introduced. Cuthbert’s, York; and the Rev. Friends who appreciate the commenying will greatly oblige by making them known to others.

I have often felt inclined to cry out with Father Simon, a Roman Catholic, “Calvin possessed a sublime genius”, and with Scaliger, “Oh! They get a peep at Gill on the sly. I have used a degree of pleasantry in my remarks on the Commentaries, for a catalogue is a dry affair, and, as much for my own sake as for that of my readers, I have indulged the mirthful vein here and there. You will acquire a vast store of sermons if you read with your notebook close at hand; and as for thoughts, they will swarm around you like twittering swallows around an old gable towards the close of autumn.

To such observations most of us would offer no opposition; we should confess them to be full of wisdom, and worthy of being pondered.


Numerous editions; the one before us has “a memoir of the author, by James Hamilton, M. It is costly, too costly for your pockets, commentariew I am therefore somewhat the less sorry to add that it is not what I hoped it would be.

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May 30, Nathan Shaver rated it liked it Shelves: Make remarks suitable to the occasion, and applicable to the cases of those present. Andre rated it it was amazing Jun 12, This robbing Peter to pay Paul is senseless.

Many of the quaint things in Jay’s sermons are either directly traceable to Matthew Henry or to his familiarity with that writer. Return to Book Page. In the church of St.

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Caryl on Job will not exhaust the patience of a student who loves every letter of the Word; even Collinges, with his nine hundred and nine pages upon one chapter of the Song, will not be too full for the preacher’s use; nor will Manton’s long metre edition of the hundred and nineteenth Psalm Ps But first translated, into English, with original notes explanatory and illustrative.

Every page is bristling with hard words and strange languages, and the eye of the common reader is terrified at the very appearance, as the peaceful citizen is at the pointed cannon of a fortress.

Wherein the sacred text is inserted, and various readings annexed, together with the parallel Scriptures.

Placed by the side of the great masters, Barnes is a lesser light, but taking his work for what it is and professes to be, no minister can afford to be without it, and this is no small praise for works which were only intended for Sunday School teachers. His honest intention was to translate the Hebrew and the Greek originals as accurately as he commenharies could, and then to commentimg the meaning which would naturally be conveyed by such Greek and Hebrew words: