Collection: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 25

This Year Also

January 1, 1970

This Year Also   “This year also.”—Luke xiii. 8.   AT the opening of another year, and at the commencement of another volume of sermons, we earnestly desire to utter the word of exhortation: but alas, at this present, the preacher is a prisoner, and must speak from his pillow instead of his pulpit. Let not the few words …

Luke:8:8

The Yoke Removed and the Lord Revealed

January 1, 1970

The Yoke Removed and the Lord Revealed    “They shall know that I am the Lord when I have broken the bands of their yoke.”— Ezekiel xxxiv. 27.   BUT do not all men know that God is the Lord? They should know it, for he is clearly to be seen in the works of nature: even where no …

Ezekiel:34:27

The Best of All Sights

January 1, 1970

The Best of All Sights    “But we see Jesus.” — Hebrews ii. 9,   IN holy Scripture faith is placed in opposition to the sight of the eyes, and yet it is frequently described as looking and seeing. It is opposed to carnal sight because it is spiritual sight; a discernment which comes not of the body, but …

Hebrews:2:9

The Covenant Pleaded

January 1, 1970

The Covenant Pleaded   “Have respect unto the covenant.”—Psalm Ixxiv. 20.   HE will succeed in prayer who understands the science of pleading with God. “Put me in remembrance: let us plead together,” is a divine command. “Come now, let us reason together” is a sacred invitation. “Bring forth your strong reasons, saith the Lord,” is a condescending direction …

Psalms:74:20

The Roes and the Hinds

January 1, 1970

The Roes and the Hinds    “By the roes, and by the hinds of the field.”— Solomon’s Song ii. 7.   THE spouse was in the full enjoyment of fellowship with her Beloved. Her joy was so great as almost to overpower her, and yet, so nearly does fear tread upon the heels of joy, she was filled with …

Song of Solomon:2:7

The Hunger-Bite

January 1, 1970

The Hunger-Bite   “His strength shall be hunger-bitten.”— Job xviii. 12.   BILDAD w a s declaring the history of the hypocritical, presumptuous, and wicked man; and he intended, no doubt, to insinuate that Job was just such a person, that he had been a deceiver, and that therefore at last God’s providence had found him out and was …

Hebrews:2:9

The Rising Sun

January 1, 1970

The Rising Sun    “But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.”— Malachi iv. 2.   THE Jews expected that the coming of the Messiah would exalt every one of the Israelitish race. Their expectations were …

Malachi:4:2

The Rider on the White Horse and the Armies With Him

January 1, 1970

The Rider on the White Horse and the Armies With Him   “And I saw Leaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war. His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; …

Revelation:20:11-16

A Refreshing Promise

January 1, 1970

A Refreshing Promise    “I will water it every moment”— Isaiah xxvii. 3.   WHEN the Lord is most intent on justice he is at the same time earnest in his love. The day of vengeance of our God is also the acceptable year of the Lord. In the Scripture before us the prophet saith, “Behold, the Lord cometh …

Eternal Faithfulness Unaffected by Human Unbelief

January 1, 1970

Eternal Faithfulness Unaffected by Human Unbelief    “If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.” 2 Timothy ii. 13.   THIS is one of the five faithful sayings which the apostle mentions. All those faithful sayings are weighty and important. I suppose that they may have come into the possession of the church by having …

2 Timothy:2:13