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A Church in the House: Restoring Daily Worship to the Christian Household (Matthew Henry's Commentary #5)

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Matthew Henry is known worldwide in our time as the author of his famous commentary on the Scriptures. But far less known in our day is the fact that Henry was an emblem of faithful fatherhood during his lifetime. Henry took his duties as a father seriously -- and it showed. One observer noted that the Henry household was like unto the ''gates of heaven'' where he and his ...more
Paperback, 90 pages
Published by The Vision Forum, Inc. (first published January 1st 1880)
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Laura Gray
Jun 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
Matthew Henry's house was said to be like "unto The gates of heaven". He governed His house with an awe and reverence for God, filling his home with joy and peace.

This book portrays the blessedness and divine comfort that is sure to accompany the daily worship and prayer to God. I admired the reverence and esteem that Matthew Henry had for Christ and His work on the cross, and the great humility with which he spoke about the worship of God. I trust that any person, in having the pleasure of read
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Nathan Shaver
Feb 12, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A great encouragement.

Henry sets forth the reason, application, and appeal for family worship. The title can be miss leading in our broader church culture, but he lays out the necessity of family worship without neglecting the importance of the public gathering of the saints. Encouraged!
Melanie
Jan 07, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Written by Matthew Henry in the 1700's, still an excellent sermon on how our daily home lives should be exalting our Lord Jesus.
Matt Bianco
Jan 27, 2010 rated it really liked it
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A good book on how to set up family worship in your home.
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Matthew Henry was an English non-conformist clergyman. Henry's well-known Exposition of the Old and New Testaments (1708–1710) is a commentary of a practical and devotional rather than of a critical kind, covering the whole of the Old Testament, and the Gospels and Acts in the New Testament.
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“Those who are unconcerned in the affairs of their brethren, and take no care, when they have opportunity, to prevent their hurt in their bodies, goods, or good name, especially in their souls, do, in effect, speak Cain's language. See Lev 19:17; Phi 2:4.” 0 likes
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