Matthew Henry Quotes & Wallpapers

Matthew Henry
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Though we cannot by our prayers give God any information, yet we must by our prayers give him honor. Matthew Henry

A modest dress is a very good thing, if it be the genuine indication of a humble heart, and is to instruct; but it is a bad thing if it be the hypocritical disguise of a proud ambitious heart, and is to deceive. Let men be really as good as they seem to be, but not seem to be better than really they are. Matthew Henry

Hearkners, we say, seldom hear good of themselves. Matthew Henry

The best evidence of our having the truth is our walking in the truth. Matthew Henry

Cast not away your confidence because God defers his performances. That which does not come in your time, will be hastened in his time, which is always the more convenient season. God will work when he pleases, how he pleases, and by what means he pleases. He is not bound to keep our time, but he will perform his work, honor our faith, and reward them that diligently seek him. Matthew Henry

Though He had so much work to do with others, yet He [Jesus] chose sometimes to be alone, to set us an example. Matthew Henry

God's Word must be the guide of your desires and the ground of your expectations in prayer. Matthew Henry

Let us watch against unbelief, pride, and self-confidence . If we go forth in our own strength, we shall faint, and utterly fall; but having our hearts and our hopes in heaven, we shall be carried above all difficulties, and be enabled to lay hold of the prize of our high calling in Christ Jesus. Matthew Henry

Seducers are more dangerous enemies to the church than persecutors. Matthew Henry

God has wisely kept us in the dark concerning future events and reserved for himself the knowledge of them, that he may train us up in a dependence upon himself and a continued readiness for every event. Matthew Henry

Brotherly love is the badge of Christ's disciples. Matthew Henry

Were a man to live as long as Methuselah, and to spend all his days in the highest delights sin can offer, one hour of the anguish and tribulation that must follow, would far outweigh them. Matthew Henry

Sanctified afflictions are spiritual promotions. Matthew Henry

Christ is our temple, in whom by faith all believers meet. Matthew Henry

God's promises are to be our pleas in prayer. Matthew Henry

If God and his grace do not rule us, sin and Satan will have possession of us. Matthew Henry

God is either your worst enemy or your best friend. Matthew Henry

JOY in the LORD puts our mouths out of taste for the pleasures with which the tempter baits his hooks. Matthew Henry

Those that are above business. Matthew Henry

When he [the slothful person] is pressed to be diligent, either in his worldly affairs or in the business of religion, this is his excuse (and a sorry excuse it is as bad as none). Matthew Henry

An active faith can give thanks for a promise even though it be not yet performed, knowing that God's bonds are as good as ready money. Matthew Henry

It ought to be the business of every day to prepare for our last day. Matthew Henry

Riches are a blessing or a curse to a man according as he has or has not a heart to make good use of them. Matthew Henry

Humility is the great preserver of peace and order in all Christian churches and societies, consequently pride is the great disturber of them, and the cause of most dissensions and breaches in the church. Matthew Henry

God took Eve from the side of Adam, not from his foot to be his menial or slave or servant, not from his head to be his mental superior, and did take him from that which is nearest his heart, that he might love her, and that which is under his arm, that he might protect her. Matthew Henry

Those that have so much power over others as to be able to oppress them have seldom so much over themselves as not to oppress. Matthew Henry

None is so deaf as those that will not hear. Matthew Henry

Peace is such a precious jewel that I would give anything for it but truth. Matthew Henry

What harrowing is after sowing, the same is meditation after hearing-it hides the word. Matthew Henry

Eve was not taken out of Adam's head to top him, neither out of his feet to be trampled on by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected by him, and near his heart to be loved by him. Matthew Henry

Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins, but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces. Matthew Henry

Men of polite learning and a liberal education. Matthew Henry

Men cannot expect to do ill and fare well, but to find that done to them which they did to others. Matthew Henry

Meekness is calm confidence, settled assurance, and rest of the soul. It is the tranquil stillness of a soul that is at rest in Christ. It is the place of peace. Meekness springs from a heart of humility, radiating the fragrance of Christ. Matthew Henry

Though we must never think to learn above our Bible, as long as we are here in this world, yet we must still be getting forward in it. Matthew Henry

Come, and see the victories of the cross. Christ's wounds are thy healings, His agonies thy repose, His conflicts thy conquests, His groans thy songs, His pains thine ease, His shame thy glory, His death thy life, His sufferings thy salvation. Matthew Henry

Love is the root; obedience is the fruit. Matthew Henry

Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in fine gay colours that are but skin-deep. Matthew Henry

Christ teaches by the Spirit of wisdom in the heart, opening the understanding to the Spirit of revelation in the word. Matthew Henry

As if men did not die fast enough, they are ingenious at finding out ways to destroy one another. Matthew Henry

We have no sufficient strength of our own. All our sufficiency is of God. We should stir up ourselves to resist temptations in a reliance upon God's all-sufficiency and the omnipotence of his might. Matthew Henry

Nothing exposes religion more to the reproach of its enemies than the worldliness and hard-heartedness of the professors of it. Matthew Henry

It is better to get wisdom than gold. Gold is another's, wisdom is our own; gold is for the body and time, wisdom for the soul and eternity. Matthew Henry

Those who have a heart to do good, never need complain for want of opportunity. Matthew Henry

Those that set God always before them and walk before him with all their hearts, shall find him as good as his word and better; he will both keep covenant with them and show mercy to them. Matthew Henry

You have been asked to take notice of the sayings of dying men-this is mine: that a life spent in the service of God and communion with Him is the most pleasant life that anyone can live in this world. Matthew Henry

None are sent empty away from Christ but those who come to him full of themselves. Matthew Henry

Days of trouble must be days of prayer. Matthew Henry

None can know their election but by their conformity to Christ; for all who are chosen are chosen to sanctification. Matthew Henry

It is more to the honor of a Christian by faith to overcome the world, than by monastical vows to retreat from it; more for the honor of Christ to serve him in the city, than to serve him in the cell. Matthew Henry

Brotherly love is still the distinguishing badge of every true Christian. Matthew Henry

We should take heed of pride; it is a sin that turned angels into devils. Matthew Henry

None so blind as those that will not see. Matthew Henry

They that pray in the family do well; they that pray and read the Scriptures do better; but they that pray, and read, and sing do best of all. Matthew Henry

None so deaf as those that will not hear. None so blind as those that will not see. Matthew Henry

So great was the extremity of his pain and anguish, that he did not only sigh but roar. Matthew Henry

Better late than never. Matthew Henry

It is easy to be religious when religion is in fashion; but it is an evidence of strong faith and resolution to swim against a stream to heaven, and to appear for God when no one else appears for Him. Matthew Henry

He that is in haste may contract much guilt in a little time. What we say or do unadvisedly when we are hot, we must unsay or undo again when we are cool, or do worse. Matthew Henry

He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave. Matthew Henry

When God is about to give His people the expected good, He pours out a Spirit of prayer, and it is a good sign that He is coming towards them in mercy. Matthew Henry

ThanksGiving is good but ThanksLiving is better. 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

Prayer is the midwife of mercy, that helps to bring it forth. Matthew Henry

Conscience is that candle of the Lord which was not quite put out. Matthew Henry

Holy joy will be oil to the wheels of our obedience. Matthew Henry

God's favour is happiness. Matthew Henry

When I cannot enjoy the faith of assurance, I live by the faith of adherence. Matthew Henry

Nothing can make a man truly great but being truly good and partaking of God's holiness. Matthew Henry

That the woman was made of a rib out of the side of Adam; not out of his feet to be trampled upon by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected, and near his heart to be loved. Matthew Henry



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