Collection: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 15

Christ- The Fall and Rise of Many

December 26, 1869

   Christ- The Fall and Rise of Many     [I thank God most devoutly that I am permitted once again to appear in my place among you. It is always a most painful deprivation to me when I am unable to preach the gospel on the Sabbath day to my beloved congregation. I earnestly pray that this …


The Soul’s Crisis


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 …


Footsteps of Mercy


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 …


The Eye- A Similitude


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 …


Safe Shelter


Safe Shelter A SermonDelivered By C.H. SpurgeonAt The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington “He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust.” —Psalm 91:4. 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 …


The Upper Hand


The Upper Hand A SermonDelivered By C.H. SpurgeonAt The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington “For sin shall not have dominion over you : for ye are not under the law, but under grace.”— Romans 6:14. 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 …


The Unrivaled Friend

November 7, 1869

The Unrivaled Friend   “A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.”— Proverbs xvii 17.   THERE is one thing about the usefulness of which all men are agreed, namely, friendship; but most men are soon aware that counterfeits of friendship are common as autumn leaves. Few men enjoy from others the highest and …


The Way Everlasting


The Way Everlasting A SermonDelivered By C.H. SpurgeonAt The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. “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 …


Preach, Preach, Preach Everywhere


Preach, Preach, Preach Everywhere A Sermon Delivered By C.H. Spurgeon,At The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington “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 16:15, 16. BEFORE our Lord gave his …


A Word with Those Who Wait for Signs and Wonders

October 31, 1869

A Word with Those Who Wait for Signs and Wonders   “This is an evil generation: they seek a sign.” — Luke xi. 20.   READING the Old Testament, we observe that the Lord in the olden time condescendingly gave signs to his servants, when he saw that it would be for their good. Moses, when he was called …