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Joseph Sutcliffe lived 94 years. This commentary represents 40 years of Sutcliffe's study of the Bible. After retiring at age 74, he compiled this commentary from his Bible study notes he accumulated over the years. The commentary is mostly expositional with some exegetical comments and Hebrew/Greek analysis.

Charles Spurgeon in Commenting & Commentaries -- A Catalogue of Biblical Commentaries and Expositions said, "To comprise the whole Bible in one volume necessitated notes few and brief. Sutcliffe, though an Arminian, is in general so good that we wish we had more of him ; his style is vivacious and forcible."

Frank Baker of Asbury's Journals noted, "It is amazing to realize that within a generation four massive commentaries on the whole Bible were published by British Methodists: Thomas Coke, six volumes, 1801-09; Adam Clarke, eight volumes, 1810-26; Joseph Benson, five volumes, 1811-18; Joseph Sutcliffe, two volumes, 1834-39."

About Joseph Sutcliffe
Joseph Sutcliffe, M.A., an English Wesleyan minister, was born at Baildon, Yorkshire. He was converted in early life and became a circuit riding preacher at age 24.

He was appointed by John Wesley to Redruth in 1786. Sutcliffe introduced Methodism into the Scilly Isles in 1788, and spent the last twenty years of his life in retirement in London, where he died May 14, 1856 at age 94.

His course was one of "unspotted Christian purity and progressive excellence. In Biblical scholarship he especially excelled." He was an indefatigable writer, publishing in all thirty-two works on religious subjects, the chief being this A Commentary on the Old and New Testament.

The e-Sword Edition
Sutcliffe's presentation lends itself to a chapter by chapter view, with his "Reflections" at the end of each section. The comments appear in the Verse comments and Book comments windows.

Two thirds of the commentary is on the Old Testament, with the final one third on the New Testament.

See the Genesis book comments for the Introduction to the Commentary and Chronology Of The Bible. See the Matthew book comments for the Introduction to the New Testament

Anytime Spurgeon recommends an Armenian, it must be good. Thank you Josh.


Dr.Dave dubbed you "The Modulator"....he was right ! All kidding aside....Thank You for your dedication, and hard work Josh. 



Thank you for these blessed commentaries and also for your obvious devotion to this invaluable work!



Thank you so much. May the Lord bless you.

I've just started using these the past week or so Josh, what a blessing!  I had never heard of this brother until you had made this commentary module, but it's easy to see why you picked his works.  I'm really getting blessed.  Thank you for your diligence Josh, and your heart of ministry.  God's Blessings unto you dear brother. lg

I have just opened this module and right away I can see that it is special.  Thank you and Jesus bless all of your hard work.

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