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Waters and seas often, in scripture, signify troubles and afflictions, Psalms 42:7,69:2,14,15. God’s own people are not exempted from these in this world; but it is their comfort that they are only waters under the heaven (there are none in heaven), and that they are all in the place that God has appointed them and…

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What God requires of us he himself works in us, or it is not done. He that commands faith, holiness, and love, creates them by the power of his grace going along with his word, that he may have all the praise. Lord, give what thou commandest, and then command what thou pleasest. Matthew Henry

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To those who have their hearts in heaven this lower world, in comparison with that upper, still appears to be nothing but confusion and emptiness. There is no true beauty to be seen, no satisfying fulness to be enjoyed, in this earth, but in God only. Genesis 1. Matthew Henry

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Atheism is folly, and atheists are the greatest fools in nature; for they see there is a world that could not make itself, and yet they will not own there is a God that made it. Doubtless, they are without excuse, but the god of this world has blinded their minds. Genesis 1. Matthew Henry

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The Matthew Henry Commentary Challenge

Matthew Henry is truly my favorite author and teacher. His writings are thoroughly biblical and practical. I’ve owned a set of Matthew Henry’s 6 volume commentary for some time now. Until recently, I’ve only read both small and large portions for various uses with great enjoyment. This year, I’m taking on reading Matthew Henry’s 6…

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