Collection: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 19

Clearing the Road to Heaven

Oct 21

CLEARING THE ROAD TO HEAVEN.   “Gather out the stones.” -— Isaiah lxii. 10.   “GATHER out the stones” — that is to say, out of the King’s highway. Clear the road; make room for coming sinners; take away all stumbling blocks; make the gospel plain and simple, and come to the help of those who find hindrances and …

Isaiah:62:10

Morning and Evening Songs

Oct 21

Morning and Evening Songs   “To shew forth thy lovingkindness in the morning, and thy faithfulness every night.” — Psalm xcii. 2.   IT is a notion of the Rabbis that this Psalm was sung by Adam in Paradise. There are no reasons why we should believe it was so, and there are a great many why we should …

Psalms:92:2

Let Him Alone

Oct 21

Let Him Alone   “Ephraim is joined to idols: let him alone.”— Hosea iv. 17.   To what purpose these vast assemblies Sabbath after Sabbath? Why crowd ye these aisles and galleries till every seat is occupied, and every foot of standing room is filled? Have ye all of you a zeal to worship? Do ye all thirst to …

Hosea:4:17

Free Pardon

Oct 21

Free Pardon   “I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins.”— Isaiah xliii. 25.   THIS extraordinary passage is rendered the more remarkable from its connection, for it follows a description of the sins of God’s people, a description which mentions their sins of omission in that …

Isaiah:43:25

The Father’s Will

Oct 20

The Father's Will   “And this is the Father’s will which hath sent me, that of all which he hath given me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up again at the last day. And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, …

John:6:39, 40

The Way to Honour

Oct 20

The Way to Honour   “Whoso keepeth the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof: so he that waiteth on his master shall be honoured.” — Proverbs xxvii. 18.   IF a man in Palestine carefully watched his fig tree, and kept it in proper condition, he was sure to be abundantly rewarded in due season, for it would …

Proverbs:27:18

A Welcome Discovery

Oct 20

A Welcome Discovery   “God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water; and she went and filled the bottle with water, and gave the lad drink.” — Genesis xxi. 19.   You know the story of Hagar; of her being sent out from Abraham’s tent with her son Ishmael. It was necessary that they should be …

Genesis:21:19

A Holy Celebration

Oct 20

A Holy Celebration   “It is a night to be much observed unto the Lord.” — Exodus xii. 42.   OF course you will understand that our text relates to the Passover. This is its first meaning. The Israelites were enjoined never to forget that they were once slaves in Egypt, and that God with a strong hand brought …

Exodus:12:42

Good Cause for Great Zeal

Oct 20

Good Cause for Great Zeal   “Now because we have maintenance from the king’s palace, and it was not meet for us to see the king’s dishonour, therefore have we sent and certified the king.”— Ezra iv. 14.   THE facts of the case were these. Under Zerubbabel, the Jews, who had returned from Babylon, commenced to rebuild Jerusalem. …

Ezra:4:14

Royal Homage

Oct 20

Royal Homage   “And cast their crowns before the throne.” — Revelation. iv. 10.   THERE are a great many things we should like to know about heaven. Our curiosity has been excited full often to ask a vast number of questions, but after being excited, it has never been gratified, for God’s word has told us little about …

Revelation:4:10