"Be careful what books you read, for as water tastes of the soil it runs through, so does the soul taste of the authors that a man reads." John Trapp
"He who rides to be crowned will not mind a rainy day." John Trapp
"Unity without verity is no better than conspiracy." John Trapp
This five-volume commentary is a great source of Biblical wit and wisdom.The Complete Commentary on the Bible is a timeless classic, loved and quoted frequently by preachers and teachers through the years. A favorite of Charles Spurgeon who commended Trapp's stories, allusions and humor, it is sure to become a treasured addition to your PC Study Bible library.
Charles Spurgeon on John Trapp:
"Would it be possible to eulogize too much the incomparably sententious and suggestive folios of John Trapp? Trapp will be most valuable to men of discernment, to thoughtful men, to men who only want a start in a line of thought, and are then able to run alone.
Trapp excels in witty stories on the one hand, and learned allusions on the other. You will not thoroughly enjoy him unless you can turn to the original, and yet a mere dunce at classics will prize him. His writings remind me of himself: he was a pastor, hence his holy practical remarks; he was the head of a public school, and everywhere we see his profound scholarship; he was for some time amid the guns and drums of a parliamentary garrison, and he gossips and tells queer anecdotes like a man used to a soldier's life; yet withal, he comments as if he had been nothing else but a commentator all his days. Trapp is my especial companion and treasure; I can read him when I am too weary for anything else.
Trapp is salt, pepper, mustard, vinegar, and all the other condiments. Put him on the table when you study, and when you have your dish ready, use him by way of spicing the whole thing. Yes, gentlemen, read Trapp certainly, and if you catch the infection of his consecrated humor, so much the better for your hearers."