Collection: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 25

Satan’s Punctuality, Power, and Purpose

Jan 01

Satan's Punctuality, Power, and Purpose    “Then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved.”— Luke viii. 12.   IT is a great comfort that such multitudes are willing to hear the word of God. Even though many should turn out to be as the rock, the wayside, …

Luke:8:12

The Dual Nature and the Duel Within

Jan 01

The Dual Nature and the Duel Within   “But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin, which is in my members.”— Romans vii. 23.   I QUESTION whether any man understands himself, and I am quite certain that no Christian does so. …

Romans:7:23

Choice Comfort for a Young Believer

Jan 01

Choice Comfort for a Young Believer    “The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.”— Psalm cxxxviii. 8.   CONTINUALLY I am clearing the ground and laying the foundation of eternal salvation in the grace of God which was manifested in Christ Jesus when …

Psalms:138:8

The Meat and Drink of the New Nature

Jan 01

The Meat and Drink of the New Nature    “For my flesh is meat indeed, and my blood is drink indeed.” — John vi. 55.   WE know that the Saviour spoke of spiritual, not of carnal things, and he spoke of himself not as being in any sense meat for our bodies— that could not be— but as …

John:6:55

Soul Saving Our One Business

Jan 01

Soul Saving Our One Business    “I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.” 1 Corinthians ix. 22.   IT is a grand thing to see a man thoroughly possessed with one masterpassion. Such a man is sure to be strong, and if the master-principle be excellent, he is sure to …

1 Corinthians:9:22

Eyes Opened

Jan 01

Eyes Opened    “And God opened her eyes.”— Genesis xxi. 19.   THERE w a s a well of water close to Hagar all the while though she saw it not. God did not cleave the earth and cause new waters to gush forth, nor was there need. The well was there already, but for all practical purposes it …

Genesis:21:19

The Seven Sneezes

Jan 01

The Seven Sneezes    “The child sneezed seven times.” — 2 Kings iv. 34.   THE child was dead. Although he had been the special gift of divine promise and was therefore doubly prized by his parents, yet the little lad was not secure from the common hazards of life. He was in the harvest field in the heat …

2 Kings:4:34

This Year Also

Jan 01

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

Jan 01

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

Jan 01

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