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Dale Brueggemann rated it it was amazing Jul 21, It is a large cyclopaedia worthy of the days when theologians could be cyclopean, and had not shrunk from folios to octavos.

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In the family, Scott will hold his place, but in the study you want condensed thought, and this you must look for elsewhere. A New Annotated edition has just been brought out by Messrs. With few exceptions, the old works are better by far. No money yields so large a return, no work is so important, just now none is so absolutely needful.

He is always accessible: Gentlemen, if you want something full of marrow and fatness, cheering to your own hearts by way of comment, and likely to help you in giving to your hearers rich expositions, buy Dr.

Adam Johnson dpurgeon it it was amazing Dec 28, 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.

He delights in apposition and commentingg he is usually plain, quaint, and fommentaries of pith; he sees right through a text directly; apparently he is not critical, but he quietly gives the result of an accurate critical knowledge of the original fully up to the best critics of his time. We ask for much prayer from all our brethren, that the supply of the Spirit may sanctify the teaching, and anoint every worker for the service of the Lord.

He very judiciously says of Dr. He often minded me, that a good textuary is a good divine; and that I should spurgeoh other books with this in my eye, that I might be the better able to understand and apply the Scripture.

Commenting and Commentaries by Charles Haddon Spurgeon

commmentaries For help and support, please email help spurgeon. Co,menting many passages comments would be gross folly: Clarke, says in his preface, “It is quite superfluous to write in praise of the Gnomon of Bengel. 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.


Query–a query for which I sourgeon not demand an answer–has one of you ever beaten the dust from the venerable copy of Poole which loads our library shelves? It is only when mental labour passes beyond commfnting bounds of common sense that the mind becomes enfeebled by it, and this is not usually reached except by injudicious persons, or men engaged on topics which are unrefreshing and disagreeable; but our subject is a recreative one, and to young men like ourselves the vigorous use of our faculties is a most healthy exercise.

Though I have carefully used such judgment as I possess, I have doubtless made many errors; I shall certainly find very few who will agree with all my criticisms, and some persons may be angry at my remarks.

My bookshelves can show many poems as much superior to these pretended inspirations as angels are to blue bottles; the miserable doggerel bore on its face the evidence of imposture. Since our service is gratuitous in every sense, we the more freely appeal to those who agree with us in believing that to aid an earnest young minister to equip himself for his life work is a worthy effort.

His Old Testament volumes are to be greatly commended as learned and laborious, and the epistles are useful as a valuable collection of the various opinions of learned men. By Theodore Haak, Esq. Really, the effort of acquiring spurgeom language is not so commebting that brethren of moderate abilities should so frequently shrink from the attempt.

By Robert Hawker, D. Gill was a master cinder sifter among the Targums, the Talmuds, the Mishna, and the Gemara. It is hoped that The College Series may render efficient service to preachers of the gospel.

Preaching in the olden time consisted very much more of exposition than it does now. The four evangelists are thrown into a harmony, a plan which has its advantages but is not without its evils.

Commenting and commentaries

Cecil says his plan was, when he laid a hold of a Scripture, to pray over it, and get his own thoughts on it, and then, commenhing he had so done, to take up the ablest divines who wrote upon the subject, and see what their thoughts were.

I say some of the modes, since I suppose that as the Lord Jesus left his disciples commentinv from rubrics and liturgies, each church worshipped according to the working of the free Spirit among them; one with the open meeting of the Corinthians, and another with a presiding minister, and a third andd a mixture of the two methods. A good textuary is a good theologian; be then well skilled in using Cruden. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


He gives an opening lecture recommending the best commentators, another on the act of commenting in the service, and then surveys almost works, giving a couple sentences of evaluation, both commendation and criticism.

Commenting and Commentaries

Abundant evidence has come before me that brief comments upon Scripture in our ordinary services are most acceptable and instructive to our people. The object of the work is to help the general reader to know what the Scriptures really say and mean, and to remove some of the difficulties. Dickinson is edited by Rev. In the synagogue, it was the rule of the Rabbis that never less than twenty two verses of the law should be read at one time, and the preaching consisted of notes upon a passage of that length.

Quaint Robert Robinson said of him, “There is no abridging this sententious commentator, and the more I read him, the more does he become a favourite expositor with me. Many of the quaint things in Jay’s sermons are either directly traceable to Matthew Henry or to his familiarity with that writer.

A Chat about Commentaries Lecture 2: For this purpose I have toiled, and read much, and passed under review some three or four thousand volumes. His ultraism is discarded, but his learning is respected: The author thought that lengthy reflections were rather for the preacher than the commentator, and hence it was not a part of his plan to write such observations as those which endear Matthew Henry to the million.

For instance, “a pear fell from the tree”; “a man fell into drunken habits”. Do not remind your hearers of what they could not possibly have forgotten. By Matthew Henry, late minister of the gospel in Chester.

You need only one: You will soon reveal your ignorance as an expositor if you do not study; therefore diligent reading will be forced upon you.

Our means for conducting this work are with the most High God, possessor of heaven and earth.