Collection: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 16

Overwhelming Obligations

Oct 13

Overwhelming Obligations   “What shall I render unto the Lord for all his benefits toward me?”— Psalm cxvi. 12.   DEEP emotion prompts this question ; but where are the depths of love and gratitude that can meet its exuberant demands ? You will perhaps remember an incident in the life of a famous soldier, who also became a …


The Sages, The Star, and The Saviour

Dec 25

The Sages, The Star, and The Saviour   “Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.”— Matthew ii. 2.   THE incarnation of the Son of God was one of the greatest events in the history of the universe. Its actual occurrence …


Joseph’s Bones

Dec 18

Joseph's Bones   “By faith Joseph, when he died, made mention of the departing of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.” — Hebrews xi. 22.   WE cannot readily tell which action in a gracious life God may set the most store by. The Holy Spirit in this chapter selects out of good men’s lives …


Purging Out the Leaven

Dec 11

Purging Out the Leaven   “Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump? Purge out, therefore, the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us: therefore let us keep the feast, not with did leaven, neither with the leaven of …

1 Corinthians:5:6-8

The Essence of the Gospel

Dec 04

The Essence of the Gospel   “He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.” — John iii. 18. I   MAY have preached from this text before, I may have done so several times; if I …


Our King Our Joy

Nov 27

Our King Our Joy   “Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.” — Psalm cxlix. 2.   THE book of Psalms ends in a sacred tumult of joyous praise. There is praise in it all through, though sometimes it is but a still small voice, but when you reach the concluding Psalms you hear thunders of …


The Saint One with His Savior

Nov 20

The Saint One with His Savior   “He that is joined unto the Lord is one spirit.”— 1 Corinthians vi. 17.   THE connection of our text is very terrible. When we are reading the sixteenth verse one seems to remember Sodom, its infamy, and the fire and brimstone that came down from heaven upon it; but here in …

1 Corinthians:6:17


Nov 13

Iconoclast   “He removed the high places, and brake the images, and cut down the groves, and brake in pieces the brasen serpent that Moses had made: for unto those days the children of Israel did burn incense to it; and he called it Nehushtan. He trusted in the Lord God of Israel; so that after him …

2 Kings:18:4, 5

Right Replies to Right Requests

Nov 06

Right Replies to Right Requests   “If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent? or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion? If ye then, …


Dei Gratia

Oct 30