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No Life Insurance Society should accept the proposals of a commentator on the whole of either Testament, for it seems to be commebting rule that such students of the Word should be taken up to their reward before their task is quite completed.

Commenting and Commentaries by C. H. Spurgeon

Never open the Bible in the pulpit to read the chapter for the first time, but go to the familiar page after many rehearsals. Refresh and try again.

Yet as Poole spent no less than ten years in compiling it, it should be worthy of your frequent notice–ten years, let me add, spent in Amsterdam in exile for the truth’s sake from his native land. Avoid it everywhere, but especially in this.

Let the geography of Palestine, its natural history, its fauna and its flora, be as familiar to you as those of your own native village. The student or pastor with a small but growing library, as well as the pastor possessing an extensive one, will welcome the opportunity to secure this reprint of Spurgeon’s catalog of Biblical commentaries and expositions. You will not thoroughly enjoy him unless you can turn to the original, and yet a mere dunce at classics will prize him.

Commenting and Commentaries by Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Somehow I doubt that Carson’s short book on commentaries has the same room for wit that Spurgeon shows here. Clark, of Edinburgh, announce that they possess the copyright of the works of Calvin originally published by the Calvin Translation Society, and issue them on the following terms: They get a peep at Gill on the sly.


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.

Hints consisting of but two or three words will let your hearers know where the reasoning breaks off, and where it is taken up again. Read the paragraph through, and then go over it again with your explanations; breaking it up as you may think fit at the second reading. Anything which compels the preacher to search the grand old Book is of immense service to him.

Commenting and commentaries

Do not needlessly amend our authorized version. Those who have no learning usually make a point of displaying the pegs on which learning ought to hang. True, the Holy Spirit will instruct the seeker, but he works by means. Is it not always well to notify this to the congregation? If you have a copy of Adam Clarke, and exercise discretion in reading it, you will derive immense advantage from it, for frequently by a sort of side light he brings out the meaning of the text in an astonishingly novel manner.

Commenting and Commentaries

Yet be sure you use your own minds too, or the expounding will lack interest. Hawker that you cannot read him without profit. The text carefully spurgeeon from the most correct copies of the present Authorised Translation, including the Marginal Readings and Parallel Texts.

The temptations of our times lie rather in empty pretensions to novelty of sentiment, than in a slavish following of accepted guides. It is the poor man’s commentary, the old Christian’s companion, suitable to everybody, instructive to all. Hugh Martin, with a Memoir of the Author, by Rev. You can both censure sins and encourage virtues spurgeob dilating upon the histories which you read in the inspired records, whereas you might never have touched upon them had not the chapter read brought the spurgoen before you.


He informed commemting that he was passive, and that what was enclosed was written under the direct physical and mental influence of the Spirit upon his mind and hand. They have executed their work exceedingly well, amd worked in much of the matter which Henry had collected, and have done their best to follow his methods, but their combined production is far inferior to Matthew Henry himself, and any reader will soon detect the difference.

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Paperbackpages. From page of that work and onwards the most valuable hints will be met with. Commenting and Commentaries by Charles Haddon Spurgeon.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. As spugreon general rule, it may be observed that those gentlemen who know the least Greek are the most sure to air their rags of learning in the pulpit; they miss no chance of saying, “The Greek is so and so.

Worth its weight in gold! No one would dream of dividing a stanza of a poet with an explanatory remark; it would be treason to common sense to cpmmentaries so: By the late Rev.

In Lombardy I observed great heaps of huge stones in the fields, which had been gathered out from the soil by diligent hands to make room for the crops; your duty is to “gather out the stones”, and leave the fruitful field of Scripture for your people to till.