Collection: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 11

Last Things

December 31, 1865

Last Things   “At the last.”— Prov. 5:11.        THE wise man saw the young and simple straying into the house of the strange woman. The house seemed so completely different from what he knew it to be, that he desired to shed a light upon it, that the young man might not sin in the dark, but …


Holy Work for Christmas

December 24, 1865

Holy Work for Christmas   “And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this child. And all they that heard it wondered at those things which were told them by the shepherds. But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart. And the shepherds returned, …


Open House for All Comers

December 17, 1865

Open House for All Comers   “This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them.”— Luke 15:2.   IT is not very wonderful that the Pharisees could not understand the Saviour’s mode of action, not only because self-righteousness and bigotry had blinded their eyes, and callousness of heart to the interest of others had bound them up in the darkness …


Early and Late, or Horæ Gratiæ

December 10, 1865

Early and Late, or Horæ or Gratiæ   “For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard. . . . And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the market-place. . . . Again …

Matthew:20:1, 3, 5-6

Walking in the Light and Washed in the Blood

December 3, 1865

WALKING IN THE LIGHT AND WASHED IN THE BLOOD   “But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.”— 1 John 1:7.   THERE are two great powers in conflict in this world. One is the power …

1 John:1:7

Consolation in the Furnace

November 26, 1865

Consolation in the Furnace   “He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the lire, and they have no hurt: and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God.” — Daniel 3:25.   THE narrative of the glorious boldness and marvellous deliverance of the three holy children, or rather …


The Great Arbitration Case


The Great Arbitration Case No. 661By C.H. Spurgeon “Neither is there any daysman betwixt us, that might lay his hand upon us both." Job 9:33. THE patriarch Job, when reasoning with the Lord concerning his great affliction, felt himself to be at a disadvantage and declined the controversy, saying, “He is not a man, as I am, that …


Light, Natural and Spiritual

November 12, 1865

Light, Natural, and Spiritual   "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God …




Simeon No. 659By C.H. Spurgeon "And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and thesame man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the HolyGhost was upon him.”— Luke 2:25. WHAT a biography of a man! How short, and yet how complete! We have seen biographies so prolix, that full …


From the Dunghill to the Throne

November 5, 1865

From the Dunghill to the Throne   “He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill; that he may set him with princes, even with the princes of his people Psalm.” — 113:7-8.   THE greatness and majesty of the Most High God are utterly inconceivable. The most masterly minds, when …