Collection: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 35

The Burden of the Word of the Lord

Jan 01

The Burden of the Word of the Lord   “The burden of the word of the Lord.”— Malachi i. 1.   THE prophets of old were no triflers. They did not run about as idle tellers of tales, but they carried a burden. Those who at this time speak in the name of the Lord, if they are indeed …

Malachi:1:1

The Unchanging God Cheering Jacob in His Change of Dwelling-place

Dec 01

The Unchanging God Cheering Jacob in His Change of Dwelling-place   “And Israel took his journey with all that he had, and came to Beer-sheba, and offered sacrifices unto the God of his father Isaac. And God spake unto Israel in the visions of the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob. And he said, Here am I. And …

Genesis:46:1-4

The Father’s Love to His Dying Son

Nov 17

The Father’s Love to His Dying Son   “Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might take it again.”— John x. 17.   OUR Lord Jesus here speaks of himself in his complex personality as God and Man, the Mediator between God and men. As such, he comes to us first at …

John:10:17

The Drought of Nature, the Rain of Grace, and the Lesson Therefrom

Nov 10

The Drought of Nature, The Rain of Grace, and the Lesson Therefrom   “And their nobles have sent their little ones to the waters: they came to the pits, and found no water; they returned with their vessels empty; they were ashamed and confounded, and covered their heads. Because the ground is chapt, for there was no …

Jeremiah:14:3-4 & 22

By the Fountain

Nov 03

By the Fountain   “Joseph is a fruitful bough, even a fruitful bough by a well; whose branches run over the wall.” — Genesis xlix. 22. “And of Joseph he said, Blessed of the Lord be his land, for the precious things of heaven, for the dew, and for the deep that coucheth beneath.”— Deuteronomy xxxiii. 13.   DEAR friends, …

Genesis:49:22

The Planter of the Ear Must Hear

Oct 31

The Planter of the Ear Must Hear   “He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see?” — Psalm xciv. 9.   THE character of a man hinges upon his relation to God. You may know what manner of man he is, and what are his communications, if you find …

Psalms:94:9

Peace: How Gained, How Broken

Oct 27

Peace: How Gained, How Broken   “I will hear what God the Lord will speak: for he will speak peace unto his people, and to his saints: but let them not turn again to folly.”— Psalm lxxxv. 8.   “I WILL hear what God the Lord will speak.” There were voices and voices. There were voices of the past …

Psalms:85:8

Magdalene at the Sepulchre: an Instructive Scene

Oct 24

Magdalene at the Sepulchre: an Instructive Scene   “Then the disciples went away again unto their own home. But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre, and seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where …

John:20:10-16

The Mustard Seed: a Sermon for the Sabbath-school Teacher

Oct 20

The Mustard Seed: a Sermon for the Sabbath-school Teacher   “Then said he, Unto what is the kingdom of God like? and whereunto shall I resemble it? It is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and cast into his garden; and it grew, and waxed a great tree; and the fowls of the …

Luke:13:18-19

The Eye and the Light

Oct 13

The Eye and the Light   “No man, when he hath lighted a caudle, putteth it in a. secret place, neither under a bushel, but on a candlestick, that they which come in may see the light. The light of the body is the eye: therefore when thine eye is single, thy whole body also is full …

Luke:11:33-36