Category Matthew Henry

Part III: The Ascended Son (Psalm 24)

The Psalm of the Ascension Today we celebrate Jesus’ Ascension! What a joyous occasion it must have been for the disciples who witnessed it first hand. After the Crucifixion and Resurrection, Jesus appeared to the disciples. It was then that he said to them: “This is what I told you while I was still with […]

What did Job know, anyway?

Wasn’t Job just some guy who suffered loads of terrible trials in the Old Testament? He believed in ‘God,’ that much is clear, but he didn’t know anything else. How could he know anything else? He was a primitive man with a primitive faith and understanding. Of course, now we know that in the end […]

First Post: Matthew Henry on Malachi 4:2

I thought I’d start this blog as I mean to go on. Here are the words of the great 17-18th century English Bible commentator, Matthew Henry, on Malachi 4:2: “What this mercy and comfort shall bring to them: He shall arise with healing under his wings, or in his rays or beams, which are as […]