Experiencing God's Presence

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Walk with God
You wake up, and your mind is already racing. Your schedule is packed with all that the day holds. In the jumble of carpools, projects, dinner, work, and time with your family, God is often pushed to the side–or out of the picture completely.
Matthew Henry was a man who awoke to thoughts of God, went to bed with God on his mind, and filled every hour in between with the same godly focus. Despite hardships, his life was fulfilled and joyful. Learn from him the importance of godly conversation, true devotions, and effective communication, and find a life that is completely pleasing to God.
 

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Matthew Henry (1662–1714) was so sick and frail when he was born that he was not expected to live even a week. But God preserved the life of this little baby who would grow up to do great things for Him. Matthew continued to be physically weak as a child, but mentally, he grew stronger and stronger. At three years of age, he is said to have read aloud a chapter from the Bible. Indeed, his love for the Bible must have begun at an early age. His parents’ Welsh ...Read More

Matthew Henry (1662–1714) was so sick and frail when he was born that he was not expected to live even a week. But God preserved the life of this little baby who would grow up to do great things for Him. Matthew continued to be physically weak as a child, but mentally, he grew stronger and stronger. At three years of age, he is said to have read aloud a chapter from the Bible. Indeed, his love for the Bible must have begun at an early age. His parents’ Welsh farmhouse was known for its godliness; it was called “a house of God and a gate of heaven.” His father, Philip Henry, was well known as a clergyman. He was a Dissenter (because he dissented from the Act of Uniformity that was laid down by the church) and thence received no salary, but he served his congregation unselfishly. Philip Henry was gifted as a scholar and teacher, and he taught Matthew until he was eighteen years old. Then Matthew attended the academy in Islington, London. Although it was often persecuted as a “dissenting academy,” it was an outstanding educational institution. Matthew Henry attended the academy for two years and later studied law. With his incredible memory and admirable eloquence, he easily could have been a successful lawyer. However, he chose to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a pastor. From 1687 to 1712, he pastored a church in Chester, and then a church in London until his death. Matthew Henry had a very happy and precious home life, in spite of several tragedies. His first wife died of smallpox, and three of his nine children by his second wife died in infancy. Much of the joy of his home life, no doubt, can be attributed to his faithfulness to morning and evening devotions. Matthew Henry was only fifty-two years old when he died from apoplexy in 1714. But he left behind a legacy that has not been soon forgotten.

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