The verb paul uses in verse 10, translated revealed greek apokalupto, is a strong term, usually used in the new testament to indicate divine revelation of certain supernatural secrets or with the resurrection and judgment of certain people and events. It was in a particular manner noted for fornication, insomuch that a corinthian. Matthew henrys concise commentary on the bible by matthew henry. Matthew henrys commentary on the whole bible unabridged. Enduring word bible commentary 1 corinthians chapter. Matthew henry 16621714 was a presbyterian minister, whose practical and devotional 6volume matthew henry s commentary on the whole bible. This highly esteemed exegetical and expository work enlivens the sacred page and enriches the spiritual. He wrote the renowned biblical commentary exposition of the old and the new testaments, an excellent versebyverse study of the bible, covering the complete old testament and the gospels and acts in the new testament. Book overview 1 corinthians by matthew henry the corinthian church contained some jews, but more gentiles, and the apostle had to contend with the superstition of the one, and the sinful conduct of the other. Matthew henry s closeness to the heart of god is so obvious from the way he distils the essence of spiritual truth from even the dullest of texts and brings it alive. Matthew henry s concise commentary on the bible by matthew henry. Their conversation did in part fall under the observation of the corinthians. Study 1 corinthians using matthew henry bible commentary complete to.
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Campbell morgan wrote that examining this chapter is like dissecting a flower to understand it. By showing how much it excels the best of gifts and other graces, by its continuance, when they shall be no longer in being, or of any use, 1 corinthians. If you tear it apart too much, you lose the beauty. Now the body is not for fornication, but for the lord. The peace of this church was disturbed by false teachers, who undermined the influence of the apostle.
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His other works are available in the complete works of rev. Read 1 corinthians commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. Matthew henry 18 october 1662 22 june 1714 was an english commentator on the bible, who published his works in 1706, sixvolume exposition of the old and new testaments 17081710 or complete commentary, provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the bible, covering the whole of the old testament, and the gospels and acts in the new testament. James nisbet 1 corinthians church pulpit commentary. Though i speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, i am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. Matthew henry commentary on the whole bible bible study tools.814 1081 536 1429 672 438 867 151 1389 957 849 1126 1266 1184 382 1354 1354 153 23 1475 1337 860 345 948 1116 1033 1378 733 280