Collection: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 21

Jesus, the Stumbling Stone of Unbelievers

Jan 01

Jesus, the Stumbling Stone of Unbelievers   “Unto you therefore which believe he is precious; but unto them which be disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner, and a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence, even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient.” — …

1 Peter:2:7-8

Jesus, the Delight of Heaven

Jan 01

Jesus, the Delight of Heaven   “And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation; and hast made us unto our God kings …

Revelation:5:9-10

The Overflowing Cup

Jan 01

The Overflowing Cup   “My cup runneth over.” — Psalm xxiii. 5.   THE psalm culminates in this expression. The poet can mount no higher. He has endeavoured to express the blessedness of his condition, in having the Lord for his shepherd, but after all his efforts he is conscious of failure. His sonnet has not reached the height …

Psalms:23:5

The Weaned Child

Jan 01

The Weaned Child    “My soul is even as a weaned child.” — Psalm cxxxi. 2.   I WAS once conversing with a very excellent aged minister, and while we were talking about our frames and feelings, he made the following confession : he said, “ When I read that passage in the psalm, ‘My soul is even as …

Psalms:131:2

There Go the Ships

Jan 01

There Go the Ships   “There go the ships.” — Psalm civ. 26.   I WAS walking the other day by the side of the sea, looking out upon the English Channel. It so happened that there was a bad wind for the vessels going down the Channel, and they were lying in great numbers between the shore and …

Psalms:104:26

The Hospital of Waiters Visited with the Gospel

Jan 01

The Hospital of Waiters Visited with the Gospel   “Jesus saith unto him, Rise, take up thy bed, and walk.”— John v. 8.   IT was the Sabbath day! Where would Jesus spend that day, and how? He would not spend it, we are quite sure, in any unhallowed manner, or in any trifling sort. What would he do? …

John:5:8

Faith and Its Attendant Privileges

Jan 01

Faith and Its Attendant Privileges    “He came unto his own, and his own received him not. But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them which believe on his name: which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of …

John:1:11-13

Why Men Cannot Believe in Christ

Jan 01

Why Men Cannot Believe in Christ   “How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that cometh from God only?” — John v. 44.   OUR Saviour was addressing himself to Pharisees, who would not receive him, and who, no doubt, pleaded that they could not believe on him. They had just …

John:5:44

Faith, and the Witness Upon Which It is Founded

Jan 01

Faith, and the Witness Upon Which It is Founded   “If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God which he hath witnessed of his son. He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made …

1 John:5:9,10

A Holy and Homely Resolve

Jan 01

Psalms:101:2