Collection: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 14

A Generous Proposal

Jan 01

A Generous Proposal   “Come thou, with us, and we will do thee good.” — Numbers x. 29.   THESE ancient words, so simple, yet so sweet, fascinate us with a potent hallowed charm. They ring out their melody like a familiar air; the language of a heart instinct with kindness, inspired with faith, and inspirited with the enthusiasm …

Numbers:10:29

Joshua’s Obedience

Jan 01

Joshua's Obedience   “Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest.” Joshua 1:7.   JOSHUA was very highly favoured in the matter of promises. …

Joshua:1:7

The Best Cloak

Jan 01

The Best Cloak   “And was clad with zeal as a cloke.” — Isaiah 59:17.   THE solitary champion who is here spoken of, who looked and “saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor;” and therefore his own arm brought salvation unto him, and his righteousness it sustained him; this conquering hero we …

Isaiah:59:17

Joyful Transformations

Dec 27

Joyful Transformations   “I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight.” — Isaiah 42:16   IN the pursuit of holiness the pilgrim is often surrounded with darkness: while in the pathway of evil the traveller is dazzled with a glare of light. It is the way of the tempter to make the downward path as attractive …

Isaiah:42:16

Good Cheer for Christmas

Dec 20

Good Cheer for Christmas   “And in this mountain shall the Lord of hosts make unto all people a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees, of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined.”— Isaiah 25:6.   WE have nearly arrived at the great merry-making season of the year. On …

Isaiah:25:6

Consecration to God – Illustrated by Abraham’s Circumcision

Dec 13

Consecration to God—Illustrated by Abraham’s Circumcision   “And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.” — Genesis 17:1-2.   WE commenced our …

Genesis:17:1-2

Justification by Faith- Illustrated by Abram’s Righteousness

Dec 06

Justification by Faith—Illustrated by Abram's Righteousness   “And he believed in the Lord; and he counted it to him for righteousness.” — Genesis 15:6.   You will remember that last Lord’s-day morning we spoke upon the calling of Abram, and the faith by which he was enabled to enter upon that separated life at the bidding of the Most High. …

Genesis:15:6

Effectual Calling – Illustrated by the Call of Abram

Nov 29

Effectual Calling - Illustrated by the Call of Abram   “They went forth to go into the land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they came.” — Genesis 12:5.   IF you desire to know the character of a child, you will probably learn much about it from observing the father. The young bird flies and sings …

Genesis:12:5

The Angelic Life

Nov 22

The Angelic Life   “For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven.” — Matthew 22:30.   WE must all of us develop one way or the other. Manhood, as we see it here, is but the green blade, or, at the best, the corn in the …

Matthew:22:30

Crowding to Touch the Saviour

Nov 15

Crowding to Touch the Saviour   “For he had healed many; insomuch that they pressed upon him for to touch him, as many as had plagues.” — Mark 3:10.   OUR Lord had been persecuted, and therefore he put forth many proofs of his power. When opposition attends the gospel it will be the more triumphant; the warnings of …

Mark:3:10