Pleasantness of a Religious Life: Life as Good as It Can Be

Pleasantness of a Religious Life: Life as Good as It Can Be
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Henry, Matthew

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Read a tract by Matthew Henry entitled A Discourse On Meekness and Quietness of Spirit. (Monergism)

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"Here is a bait that has no hook under it...a pleasure which God himself invites you to, and which will make you happy, truly and eternally happy...it is certain that there is true pleasure in true religion."

Matthew Henry Matthew Henry, the great Puritan commentator, here looks at what gives people real joy. He looks at 12 different types of Christian pleasure, reviews what God has done to bring sinners joy, demonstrates that Christian experience proves this and challenges the reader to join in! This was Matthew Henry's last book and was at the press when he died in 1714.This classic of Christian living is brought to you by J. I. Packer who adds an extensive introduction to the book showing its significance and gestation from Henry's ministry.

Includes an Introduction by J. I. Packer

About the Author

Matthew Henry (1662–1714) has been known and loved for three centuries for his devotional commentary on the Bible. It has not been generally known that he was also a distinguished preacher. He began preaching at twenty-four years old and held pastorates until his death. The greatness of his sermons consists in their scriptural content, lucid presentation, practical application, and Christ-centeredness.

Book Details

160 Pages
Publisher: Christian Focus
Publication Date: July 2012
ISBN 10: 1845506510
ISBN 13: 9781845506513

“We too get told that being a Christian is a bleak and burdensome business, and not being a Christian could be more fun; we too, like Henry's first hearers and readers, need to be reminded that is absolutely not so.”
- J I Packer, Board of Governors' Professor of Theology, Regent College, Vancouver, Canada