Matthew Henry

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Born Wednesday 18 October 1662, died Friday 22 June 1714

Occupation: Clergyman

Nationality: English

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

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Whatever we have of this world in our hands, our care must be to keep it out of our hearts, lest it come between us and Christ.

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Those that go gold into the furnace will come out no worse.

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They that die by famine die by inches.

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They have most satisfaction in themselves, and consequently the sweetest relish of their creature comforts.

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

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The Scriptures were written, not to make us astronomers, but to make us saints.

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The better day, the worse deed.

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

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Shallows where a lamb could wade and depths where an elephant would drown.

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Sanctified afflictions are spiritual promotions.

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Not lost, but gone before.

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Men of polite learning and a liberal education.

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

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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.

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It is good news, worthy of all acceptation; and yet not too good to be true.

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Here is bread, which strengthens man's heart, and therefore is called the staff of Life.

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He rolls it under his tongue as a sweet morsel.

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It is good for us to keep some account of our prayers, that we may not unsay them in our practice.

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None so deaf as those that will not hear.

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