Collection: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 32

One More Cast of the Great Net

Nov 14

One More Cast of the Great Net   “And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the Lord hath said, and in the remnant whom the Lord shall call.”— Joel ii. 32.   I THOUGHT within myself, …

Joel:2:32.

Cleansing: A Covenant Blessing

Jul 18

Cleansing:  A Covenant Blessing   “Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall he clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you.”— Ezekiel xxxvi. 25.   THIS is one of the opening words of the glorious covenant of grace. Ezekiel’s copy of the covenant is full and clear, and deserves …

Ezekiel:36:25

How to Become Fishers of Men

Jan 01

How to Become Fishers of Men    “And Jesus saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”— Matthew iv. 19   WHEN Christ calls us by his grace we ought not only to remember what we are, but we ought also to think of what he can make us. It is, “Follow me, and …

Matthew:4:19

Washed to Greater Foulness

Jan 01

Washed to Greater Foulness   “If I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands never so clean; yet shalt thou plunge me in the ditch, and mine own clothes shall abhor me.”— Job ix. 30, 31.   I FEEL certain that I am sent on a special errand at this time. Before my mind’s eye I see …

Job:9:30-31

Holding Fast Our Profession

Jan 01

Holding Fast Our Profession   “Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; (for he is faithful that promised).” — Hebrews x. 23.   THE apostle is drawing certain inferences from the covenant of grace, upon which he has been enlarging. He shows that God has made a covenant with his people by which they are …

Hebrews:10:23

Retrospect—“The Lord Hath Blessed”

Jan 01

Retrospect—“The Lord Hath Blessed”   “Forasmuch as the Lord hath blessed me hitherto.”— Joshua xvii. 14.   IT is not an easy task to divide land amongst different claimants. Joshua divided Canaan with strict impartiality. He was a man of God, and he was also shrewdly wise, as you may gather from many of his speeches. But, for all …

Joshua:17:14

Prospect—”He Will Keep”

Jan 01

Prospect—“He Will Keep”   “And now I am no more In the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are. While I was with them in the world, I kept them in …

John:17:11-12

Zealous, but Wrong

Jan 01

Zealous, But Wrong   “Brethren, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might he saved. For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. For they being ignorant of God’s righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto …

Romans:10:1-3

Exhortation- “Set Your Heart”

Jan 01

Exhortation—“Set Your Heart.”   “Now set your heart and your soul to seek the Lord your God,”—1 Chronicles xxii. 19.   THIS exhortation may be most fitly directed to those who are already saved. It was first given to the elders of Israel, and we would fain hope that they were already good men and true; but, secondly, the …

1 Chronicles:22:19