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Proverbs (Geneva)

4.53  ·  Rating details ·  32 ratings  ·  4 reviews
The Crossway Classic Commentaries are invaluable resources for serious students of the Word. New to the series is Charles Bridges' work on Proverbs. Covering small questions and large, this book of the Bible offers advice on every imaginable area. It is a collection of kernels of truth that give the faithful reader a practical understanding of how to live. Bridges' classic ...more
Library Binding, 656 pages
Published September 1st 1991 by Banner of Truth (first published 1968)
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A gold mine of practical wisdom, this 646 page commentary on the Old Testament book of Proverbs is probably the best one ever written. Charles Bridges (1794-1869), an English pastor, published the first edition of this work in 1846. Written in an era when men could think without being plagued by a thousand noisy distractions and devices, the careful reader will find here a wealth of helpful advice, warnings well worth heeding, quotations from long forgotten books and scholarly preachers, pithy s ...more
Sarah Ashwood
Jan 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The best spiritual book I've ever read besides the Bible. Simple, easy to understand, practical, and yet deep. Cannot recommend this book highly enough. I think every Christian should read it and own it.
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Bridges commentary on Proverbs is a rich study. I found his application to the believer in Christ particularly insightful and convicting. A great devotional commentary that provides good application for sermons too.
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Nov 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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Ahead of his time. A great commentary/exposition on Proverbs. This would be great for pastors who are preparing sermons. Less technical than one like Waltke, more "pastoral", with great insight, but fully orthodox.
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