Matthew Henry Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old matthew henry quotes, matthew henry sayings, and matthew henry proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave.     

Matthew Henry

Hypocrites do the devil's drudgery in Christ's livery.     

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

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None so deaf as those that will not hear. None so blind as those that will not see.     

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

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Not lost, but gone before.     

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Every tear of sorrow sown by the righteous, springs up a pearl.     

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Every tear of sorrow sown by the righteous springs up a pearl.     

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Everlasting life is a jewel of too great a value to be purchased by the wealth of this world.     

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The kingdom of heaven was never intended to indulge the ease of triflers, but to the rest of them that labor.     

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The meek are those who quietly submit themselves to God, to His Word and to His rod, who follow His directions, and comply with His designs, and are gentle toward all men.     

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The anger of a meek man is like fire struck out of steel, hard to be got out, and when got out, soon gone. The meek enjoy almost a perpetual Sabbath.     

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Meekness is calm confidence, settled assurance, and rest of the soul. It is the tranquil stillness of a soul that is at rest in Christ. It is the place of peace. Meekness springs from a heart of humility, radiating the fragrance of Christ.     

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Prayer is the midwife of mercy, that helps to bring it forth.      

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It is not talking but walking that will bring us to heaven.     

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

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

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

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Holy joy will be oil to the wheels of our obedience.     

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Christ is our temple, in whom by faith all believers meet.     

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Eve was not taken out of Adam's head to top him, neither out of his feet to be trampled on by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected by him, and near his heart to be loved by him.     

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Judas had given them the slip.     

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Drove them at length to the most barbarous and inhuman methods of suppressing them, by the murder of their children     

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Christ died He left a will in which He gave His soul to His Father, His body to Joseph of Arimathea, His clothes to the soldiers and His mother to John. But to His disciples, who had left all to follow Him, He left not silver or gold, but something far better – His PEACE!     

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Many good people have had their first ways which were their best ways; and their first love, which was their strongest love.     

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Many good people have had their first ways which were their best ways; and their first love, which was their strongest love.     

Matthew Henry