Collection: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 19

Clearing the Road to Heaven

October 21, 2017

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

October 21, 2017

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

October 21, 2017

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

October 21, 2017

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

Romans, but not Romanists

October 20, 2017

Romans, but not Romanists   “I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea: that ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succourer of many, and of myself …

Romans:16:1-16

The Spur

October 20, 2017

The Spur   “I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.” — John ix. 4.   IF this ninth chapter of John is intended to be a continuation of the history contained in the eighth, as we think it is, it brings before us a …

Ecclesiastes:9:10

The Father’s Will

October 20, 2017

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

October 20, 2017

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

October 20, 2017

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

October 20, 2017

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