- Series: Geneva S
- Hardcover: 660 pages
- Publisher: Banner of Truth; 4r.e. edition (July 25, 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0851510884
- ISBN-13: 978-0851510880
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.5 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 19 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #333,592 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author
Charles Bridges (1794-1869) was one of the leaders of the Evangelical party in the Church of England in the nineteenth century. He was the vicar of Old Newton, Suffolk, from 1823 to 1849, and later of Weymouth and Hinton Martell in Dorset.
Educated at Queen's College, Cambridge, Bridges was ordained in 1817. As a preacher he was called upon for such important occasions as the Clerical Conference at Weston-super-Mare in 1858 (when he preached along with J. C. Ryle) and the consecration of the Bishop of Carlisle in York Minster in l860.
Renowned though he was in his own day for his pulpit ministry, his subsequent fame rests in the books which came from his pen An Exposition of Psalm CXIX (1827), Forty-eight Scriptural Studies (5th ed. 1833), Fifty-four Scriptural Studies (1837), An Exposition of the Book of Proverbs (1846), a Manual for the Young (1849), and An Exposition of the Book of Ecclesiastes (1860). His The Christian Ministry went through nine editions within 20 years of its appearance in 1829 and has probably remained unequalled in its field. These works earned high commendation from many, including C. H. Spurgeon, who described all Bridge's writings as 'very suggestive to ministers.'
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Charles Bridges provides sound insight into the book of Proverbs.
Sure to touch the heart many times in many ways. Just a little study of this book often produces rich results. Be sure to look up the scripture references. Be prepared to grow in wisdom and knowledge and understanding.
If only more pastors could teach like this.