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Quotes of the day: Matthew Henry
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Published Sunday, June 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM EDT
Jun 22 2014

Matthew Henry (October 18, 1662 – June 22, 1714) was an English Presbyterian minister who wrote the six-volume Exposition of the Old and New Testaments (1708–1710), which provided an exhaustive verse by verse study of the Bible, covering The Old Testament, The Gospels and The Acts of the Apostles in the New Testament. (Click here for full Wikipedia article)

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The way to preserve the peace of the church is to preserve the purity of it.

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

Do nothing till thou hast well considered the end of it.

Men of polite learning and a liberal education.

After a storm comes a calm.

Better late than never.

Blushing is the colour of virtue.

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

Hearkners, we say, seldom hear good of themselves.

Honor is like the shadow, which flees from those that pursue it, and grasp at it, but follows those that flee from it.

It is common for those that are farthest from God, to boast themselves most of their being near to the Church.

It is not fit the public trusts should be lodged in the hands of any, till they are first proved and found fit for the business they are to be entrusted with.

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

None is so deaf as those that will not hear.

None so blind as those that will not see.

Saying and doing are two things.

The better day, the worse deed.

The woman was made of a rib out of the side of Adam; not made out of his head to rule over him, or 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 beloved.

They that die by famine die by inches.


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