Collection: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 15

Preach, Preach, Preach Everywhere

Jan 01

Preach, Preach, Preach Everywhere   “And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptised shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.” — Mark xvi. 15, 16.   BEFORE our Lord gave his disciples this commission, he addressed them in tones …

Mark:16:15-16

Soul Winning

Jan 01

Proverbs:11:30

The Upper Hand

Jan 01

The Upper Hand   “For sin shall not have dominion over you : for ye are not under the law, but under grace.”— Romans vi. 14.   WHAT a golden sentence! But does it not begin with a hard word? A sad and sorrowful note is sounded in that word “sin.” ’Twas sin that blighted Eden and drove our …

Romans:6:14

Safe Shelter

Jan 01

Safe Shelter   “He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust.” xci —Psalm xci. 4.   WHAT condescending words! I cannot express the sense I feel of the great lovingkindness of the Lord to us in using such a simile to set forth his protecting care of his people. Had any poet suggested …

Psalms:91:4

The Way Everlasting

Jan 01

The Way Everlasting   “Lead me in the way everlasting.”— Psalm cxxxix. 24.   WE must all of us have a “way,” we must be journeying, for this is not our resting-place. We cannot abide in any one stay, “forward” is the word of command. As the round earth never pauses but perpetually revolves, as the stars never halt …

Psalms:139:24

The Eye- A Similitude

Jan 01

The Eye- A Similitude   “Keep me as the apple of the eye.” — Psalm xvii. 8.   THIS prayer is fall of meaning, and is the outflow of a well-instructed mind. It is no parrot cry, but the upleaping of a living desire from a grace-taught and thoughtful heart. The man knows something of himself who sincerely offers …

Psalms:17:8

Footsteps of Mercy

Jan 01

Footsteps of Mercy   “If there be a messenger with him, an interpreter, one among a thousand, to shew unto men his uprightness: then he is gracious unto him, and saith, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a ransom.”— Job xxxiii. 23, 24.   WHEN God has distinct and definite purposes of mercy towards …

Job:33:23-24

The Soul’s Crisis

Jan 01

The Soul's Crisis   “Jesus of Nazareth passeth by.” — Luke xviii. 37.   SUCH was the news of that day. As an exclamation, doubtless it was often repeated when our Lord made his journeys through the land of Palestine and its outskirts — “Jesus of Nazareth passeth by!” How quickly would the inhabitants of their cities and their …

Luke:18:37

The Vital Force

Jan 01

The Vital Force   “Now, the just shall live by faith.”— Hebrews x. 38.   SEE here the germ of the Christian’s life! See, too, how it blooms, blossoms, and bears! But observe it is not said the just shall live for his faith, or because of the merit of his believing in God. This were to place the …

Hebrews:10:38

A Serious Remonstrance

Jan 01

A Serious Remonstrance   “My father, if the prophet had bid thee do some great thing, wouldest thou not have done it? how much rather then, when he saith to thee, Wash and be clean?”— 2 Kings v. 13.   I AM somewhat myself in the position of Elijah, when Naaman, the Syrian, came dashing up with his horses …

2 Kings:5:13