Collection: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 20

A Grateful Summary of Twenty Volumes

December 27, 1874

A Grateful Summary of Twenty Volumes   “Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ.” — Ephesians iii. 8.   THIS is a very remarkable day to me, for, if I am spared to preach this present sermon, I shall …


Infallibility – Where to Find It and How to Use It

December 20, 1874

Infallibility - Where to Find It and How to Use It   “It is written.” — Matthew iv. 4.   THOUGHTFUL minds anxiously desire some fixed point of belief. The old philosopher wanted a fulcrum for his lever, and believed that if he could only obtain it he could move the world. It is uncomfortable to be always at …


A Solemn Impeachment of Unbelievers

December 13, 1874

A Solemn Impeachment of Unbelievers   “He that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son.” — 1 John v. 10.   No doubt if our Lord Jesus were on earth, he would find many persons for whom he would pray, “Father, forgive them, for they know …

1 John:5:10

Heart-Knowledge of God

December 6, 1874

Heart-Knowledge of God   “I will give them a heart to know me, that I am the Lord.”— Jeremiah xxiv. 7.   WITH what blindness has sin smitten the heart of man, for man does not know his own Maker! It is implied in the text that in his heart he is ignorant of Jehovah, though in him he …


All for Jesus

November 29, 1874

All for Jesus   “Ye serve the Lord Christ.” — Colossians iii, 24.   THE gospel does not barely supply us with directions for holy living but furnishes us with reasons for obedience, and tells us where to find the power to obey. Hence in the commencement of this chapter, before the apostle comes to any practical exhortation, he …


The Reception of Sinners

November 22, 1874

The Reception of Sinners   “But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet: And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat and be merry.”— Luke xv. 22, 23.   LAST Lord’s-day we spoke …

Luke:15:22, 26

The Consecration of the Priests

November 15, 1874

The Consecration of the Priests   “This is the thing that thou shalt do unto them to hallow them, to minister unto me in the priest’s office.”— Exodus xxix. 1.   UNDER the law, only one family could serve God in the priest’s office, but under the gospel all the saints are “a chosen generation, a royal priesthood” (I. …


Holy Water

November 8, 1874

Holy Water   “Whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst, but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.” — John iv. 14.   ALL things that are of earth are unsatisfactory. Our spirit craveth for something more than time and …


Providence – As Seen in the Book of Esther

November 2, 1874

Providence - As Seen in the Book of Esther “Though it was turned to the contrary, that the Jews had rule over them that hated them.” — Esther ix. 1. You are probably aware that some persons have denied the inspiration of the Book of Esther because the name of God does not occur in it. They …


The Power of the Risen Saviour

October 25, 1874

The Power of the Risen Saviour “And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: teaching them to observe all things whatsoever …