Study the unabridged version of this popular Bible study tool. Written by three pastor-scholars in the late nineteenth century, A Commentary, Critical, Experimental, and Practical, on the Old and New Testaments was a favorite resource of C. H. Spurgeon and other evangelical preachers. Each volume begins with introductions to the biblical books, followed by the text of scripture and verse-by-verse commentary. The authors succinctly comment on nuances in the original languages and historical details. They survey varying scholarly opinions without talking over readers’ heads.
“Wisdom in the heart suggests to the mouth what, how, where, and when one ought to speak.” (Page 469)
“In this book, however, we are supplied with a proverbial wisdom commended by the seal of Divine inspiration. God has condescended to become our teacher on the practical affairs belonging to all the relations of life. He has adapted His instruction to the plain and unlettered, and presented, in this striking and impressive method, the great principles of duty to Him and to our fellow-men.” (Page xiv)
“Forgetfulness of God’s law is the fault of the heart, not merely of the head. When the heart keeps God’s precepts as a precious treasure, the memory does not easily forget them.” (Page 419)
“The Word of God is at once a prop to support the child of God, and a defence against Satan and the powers of darkness.” (Page 153)
“When all the peoples praise God, then the earth itself shall be delivered from the curse.” (Page 238)