Collection: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 29

The Marvellous Magnet

Jan 01

THE MARVELLOUS MAGNET.   “I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me. This he said, signifying what death he should die.”— John xii. 32, 33.   JESUS is the spokesman here. He tells of his own death by crucifixion, and of the result which will follow. It appears, then, that our Lord’s …

John:12:32-33

On Humbling Ourselves Before God

Jan 01

On Humbling Ourelves Before God   “Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time.” — 1 Peter v. 6.   PRIDE is so natural to fallen man that it springs up in his heart like weeds in a watered garden, or rushes by a flowing brook. It is an all-pervading …

1 Peter:5:6

Certain Singular Subjects

Jan 01

CERTAIN SINGULAR SUBJECTS.   “And I gave unto Isaac Jacob and Esau: and I gave unto Esau mount Seir, to possess it; but Jacob and his children went down into Egypt.” — Joshua xxiv. 4.   THIS passage, though audibly uttered by the mouth of Joshua, is to be regarded as the immediate voice of God. Joshua said unto …

Joshua:24:4

The Cast-Off Girdle

Jan 01

THE CAST-OFF GIRDLE.   “Thus saith the Lord unto me, Go and get thee a linen girdle, and put it upon thy loins, and put it not in water. So I got a girdle, according to the word of the Lord, and put it on my loins. And the word of the Lord came unto me the …

Jeremiah:13:1-11

Renewing Strength

Jan 01

Renewing Strength   “They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength.”— Isaiah xl. 31.   HUMAN strength is of many kinds, but in any form it will spend itself in due time. God can lend to men immense physical force; but though a man had the strength of a lion and an ox combined, he would one …

Isaiah:40:31

Blessed Promises for Dying Outcasts

Dec 02

Blessed Promises for Dying Outcasts   “For I will restore health unto thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith the Lord; because they called thee an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom, no man seeketh after.”— Jeremiah xxx. 17.   THE promises of this verse will be exceedingly sweet to those who feel their personal need …

Jeremiah:30:17

Mourners, Inquirers, Covenanters

Nov 25

MOURNERS, INQUIRERS, COVENANTERS.   “In those days, and in that time, saith the LORD, the children of Israel shall come, they and the children of Judah together, going and weeping: they shall go, and seek the LORD their God. They shall ask the way to Zion with their faces thitherward, saying, Come, and let us join ourselves …

Jeremiah:50:4-5

Fathers in Christ

Nov 18

FATHERS IN CHRIST.   “I write unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning.” . . . . “I have written unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning.”— 1 John ii. 13, 14.   OBSERVE the difference in the two verses: John first says, “I write,” and then, …

1 John:2:13-14

A Luther Sermon at the Tabernacle

Nov 11

A LUTHER SERMON AT THE TABERNACLE “But the just shall live by his faith.”— Habakkuk ii. 4. THIS text is three times employed by the apostle Paul as an argument. Read Romans i. 17, Galatians iii. 11, and Hebrews x. 38: in each of these cases it runs, “The just shall live by faith.” This is the …

Habakkuk:2:4

Jehovah Hath Spoken: Will Ye Not Hear?

Nov 04

Jehovah Hath Spoken: Will Ye Not Hear?   “Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud: for the LORD hath spoken. Give glory to the LORD your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and, while ye look for light, he turn it into the shadow of death, and make …

Jeremiah:13:15-17