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The Pleasantness of a Religious LifeLife as good as it can be

The Pleasantness of a Religious Life

Life as good as it can be

Matthew Henry
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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.

Matthew Henry

About Matthew Henry

Matthew Henry (1662-1714), a beloved commentator, was a pastor of a church in Chester and a prolific writer.



"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 it absolutely not so."

J. I. Packer, (1926–2020), Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology, Regent College, Vancouver, Canada

"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 is certain that there is true pleasure in true religion."

Matthew Henry, (1662-1714) Beloved commentator, pastor and prolific writer
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