82 Matthew Henry Quotes

Matthew is most famous for his extensive verse by verse study of the entire Bible’s Old Testament, the Complete Commentary. His main purpose of writing this commentary was for devotional purposes. Many of the best known ministers across the world have read this and believe it to be one of the best works of its kind. Matthew was also a Presbyterian minister for many years and frequently visited his local prison to minister.

Search within the 82 Matthew Henry Quotes
Peace is such a precious jewel that I would give anything for it but truth.
- Matthew Henry
Holy joy will be oil to the wheels of our obedience.
- Matthew Henry
Many good purposes and intentions lie in the churchyard.
- Matthew Henry
He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave.
- Matthew Henry
All the grace contained in [the Bible] is owing to Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior; and, unless we consent to Him as our Lord we cannot expect any benefit by Him as our Savior.
- Matthew Henry
Goodness makes greatness truly valuable, and greatness make goodness much more serviceable.
- Matthew Henry
The more we accommodate ourselves to plain things, and the less we indulge in those artificial delights which gratify pride and luxury, the nearer we approach to a state of innocency.
- Matthew Henry
We are too apt to rest in a bare profession of faith, and to think that this will save us; it is a cheap and easy religion to say, "We believe in the articles of the Christian faith;" but it is a great delusion to imagine that this is enough to bring us to heaven.
- Matthew Henry
An active faith can give thanks for a promise, though it be not as yet performed; knowing that God's bonds are as good as ready money.
- Matthew Henry
Those who teach by their doctrine must teach by their life, or else they pull down with one hand what they build up with the other.
- Matthew Henry
I thank Thee first because I was never robbed before; second, because although they took my purse they did not take my life; third, although they took my all, it was not much; and fourth, because it was I who was robbed and not I who robbed.
- Matthew Henry
We read of preaching the Word out of season, but we do not read of praying out of season, for that is never out of season.
- Matthew Henry
That which is won ill, will never wear well, for there is a curse attends it which will waste it. The same corrupt dispositions which incline men to sinful ways of getting, will incline them to the like sinful ways of spending.
- Matthew Henry
If men's religion prevails not to conquer and cure the wickedness of their hearts, it shall not always serve for a cloak. The day is coming when hypocrites will be stripped of their fig-leaves.
- Matthew Henry
The frequent requiring and using of oaths, is a poor reflection on Christians, who should be of such acknowledged fidelity, as that their sober words should be as sacred as their solemn oaths.
- Matthew Henry
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