Matthew henrys commentary on the whole bible, 6 volumes. Matthew henrys concise commentary on the whole bible. Read psalms 175 commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. With joy he reflects that he has a shepherd, and that shepherd is jehovah. From a shepherds point of view this statement makes the halfway stage in the psalm. It is a psalm which has been sung by good christians, and will be while the world stands, with a great deal of pleasure and satisfaction. Unlike the onevolume version, this 6book set includes all the scripture passages in bold and inline with. The long treks into the high country with their summer range begin. Psalm 23 is in reality a brief expounding of eight names of god in. This verb bdb 996, kb 1427 is the very verb used of repentance. Psalms 23 commentary old testament matthew henry st. Some of them are calculated for the closet as psalms 120. Psalm chapter 124 matthew henry complete commentary on.
From genesis to revelation, matthew henry successfully combines practical. Psalm 23 follows psalm 22, a heartfelt lament, one connected with the passion of jesus in the new testament. Many of davids psalms are full of complaints, but this is full of comforts, and the. David guzik commentary on psalm 23 explains this most well known psalm, which declares the lord is my.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading commentary on psalms. Henry, a british nonconformist minister, wrote a masterful 6volume commentary on the whole bible that is still wellrespected today for its scholarship, faithfulness to the word of god, and its ease of reading. John chrysostom may have commented on all 150 psalms in the psalter, commentary has survived on only fiftyeight. Humility, trust, and confidence in god are a must find in any leaders heart. Matthew henry calls it davids call to patience and confidence in god by the state of the. The aim of this assignment is to state the meaning of psalm 23 by exegesis and analysing it.
For 300 years, matthew henrys commentary has been a favorite of teachers, preachers. Psalms 23 commentary spurgeons verse expositions of the. State the meaning of psalm 23 by exegesis religion essay. The food and drink and peace that the lord gives according to what we learned in our psalm 23 2 meaning article leads to what we see here in the third verse of psalm 23 3 he restoreth my soulstrength. In these words, the believer is taught to express his satisfaction in the care of the great pastor of the universe, the redeemer and. Introduction and our father a paraphrase on the lords prayer, in scripture expressions. Psalms, bible illustrations by james padgett 19312009, published by sweet media. Phillip keller has written a book on psalm 23 entitled a shepherd looks. He brings my wandering spirit back when i forsake his ways. It is a collection of psalms, of all the psalms that were divinely inspired, which, though composed at several times and upon several occasions, are here put together without any reference to or dependence upon one another. He leads me beside the still waters thats refreshment. Psalms 23 commentary matthew henry commentary on the. He makes me to lie down in green pastures thats rest.
Psalm chapter 120 matthew henry complete commentary on. The personal pronouns i and thou enter the conversation. It becomes a most intimate discourse of deep affection. So, lets see what this shepherdturnedking says about gods pastoral provisions. Matthew henry peoples commentary nt robertsons word pictures nt scofield. Matthew henrys commentaries on the psalms the psalms. Psalms 124 david penned this psalm we suppose upon occasion of some great deliverance which god wrought for him and his people from some very threatening danger, which was likely to have involved them all in ruin, whether by foreign invasion, or intestine insurrection, is not certain. Commentary by matthew henry the meaning of psalm 23 the divine shepherd psalm 23. But when we examine psalm 23 in its canonical location within the book of psalms, new insights into its meaning may emerge. Psalm 23 the lord is my shepherd thats relationship. It is called the book of psalms so it is quoted by st. Having had such experience of gods goodness to me all my days, in six troubles and in seven, i will never distrust him, no, not in the last extremity. From the perspective of form criticism, psalm 23 is a song of trust, as are psalms 4, 11, 27, 16, 62, and 1. In these words, the believer is taught to express his satisfaction in the care of the great pastor of the universe, the redeemer and preserver of men.
Exegesis comes from a greek word that means to guide out, it is the process of going to the text to determine what it means, and to draw out the correct interpretation. Commentary on psalms kindle edition by calvin, john. The scope of this psalms is to show the happiness of that man who has god for his protector, and is under his care and tuition. Bible references can be read in the popup by hovering over the reference, for example. Psalms 23 commentary matthew henrys concise commentary. Study psalm 23 using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better understand. Study the bible online using commentary on psalms 175 and more. This name for god is frequently combined with other words to form more specific descriptions of him. Even when walking through the dark valley of death i will not be afraid, for you are close beside me, guarding, guiding all the way psalm 23. Outline of psalms 23 confidence in gods grace and care. Matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete share tweet save originally written in 1706, matthew henry s six volume complete commentary provides an exhaustive look at every verse in the bible. I see some people have concerns about the small print in these books.
Psalms overview matthew henrys complete commentary on. The gospel is called the rod of christs strength ps. Psalms 175 commentary matthew henry commentary on the. Study the bible online using commentary on psalms 23 and more. Psalms and proverbs are saying in particular and in addition matthew henry. He thought of god as his shepherd with the breadth of meaning this. Read psalms 23 commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible concise. Two volumes of chrysostoms commentaries on the psalms. Click the link below to read the commentary for the psalm. The lords prayer being intended not only for a form of prayer itself, but a rule of direction, a plan or model in little, by which we may frame our prayers. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Chapter 23 matthew henrys commentary bible gateway. God is also portrayed as a begrudging giver in the temptation of our lord matt. Volume one contains commentaries on psalms 4, 4450, and volume two contains commentaries on psalms 109150 with the exception of the long ps 119.
Study psalm 23 using matthew henry bible commentary complete to better. A flock of sheep, gentle and harmless, feeding in verdant. Now viewing scripture range from the book of psalms chapter 23. Psalm 23, beautifully explained ambassadors for christ. Psalms 23 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this one volume concise commentary provides a condensed look at nearly every verse in the bible. It is a psalm which has been sung by good christians. Psalm chapter 148 matthew henry complete commentary on. Study psalm 23 using matthew henry bible commentary complete to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. It is a collection of psalms, of all the psalms that were divinely inspired, which, though composed at several times and upon several occasions, are here put together without any reference to or dependence upon one another thus they were preserved from being scattered. Matthew henry 18 october 1662 22 june 1714 was a nonconformist minister and author, born in wales but spent much of his life in england.
Many of davids psalms are full of complaints, but this is full of comforts, and the expressions of delight in gods great goodness and dependence upon him. Thus psalm was written by david, either when he was in distressed circumstances, being persecuted by saul, and was in the forest of hareth, 1sa 22. Study psalm 23 using matthew henry s bible commentary concise to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. Psalm 23 bible commentary matthew henry concise christianity. In the psalm, barzillai made a great dinner for david.
Bible matthew henry s commentary psalm 23 psalm 23 matthew henry s commentary. Chapter 23 many of davids psalms are full of complaints, but this is full of comforts, and the expressions of delight in gods great goodness and dependence upon him. There is enough in the gospel to comfort the saints when dying, and. He calls upon the higher house, the creatures that are placed in the upper world, to praise the lord, both those that are intellectual beings, and are capable of doing it actively psalms 148.296 326 1390 1334 1062 374 218 331 46 1104 1299 1226 442 345 372 1273 476 1352 1262 735 331 224 732 899 626 208 1192 172 334 387 1259 408