Matthew Henry is known worldwide, in our time, as the author of his famous commentary on the Scriptures. But far less known in our day is the fact that Henry was an emblem of faithful fatherhood during his lifetime. Henry took his duties as a father seriously — and it showed. One observer noted that the Henry household was like unto the ”gates of heaven,” where he and his wife governed all family life by the Word of God.
As an English non-conformist pastor, Henry carried his passion for family discipleship into the pulpit. On April 16, 1704, he preached an abundantly practical sermon entitled, “A Church in the House, A Sermon Concerning Family-Religion”...Read more.