Collection: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 42

The Joy of Redemption

February 2, 1896

The Joy of Redemption   “Sing, O ye heavens; for the LORD hath done it: shout, ye lower parts of the earth: break forth into singing, ye mountains, O forest, and every tree therein: for the LORD hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel.” — Isaiah xliv. 23.   WHEN the human mind is on the stretch of …


“Herein is Love”

January 19, 1896

“Herein is Love”   “Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.” — 1 John iv. 10.   ARE there not scenes and circumstances which now and then transpire before us that prompt an exclamation like that of the apostle, “Herein is love”? …

1 John:4:10


March 20, 1890

Carte-Blanche   “Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt.” — Matthew xv. 28.   I MEAN to dwell specially upon those words at the end of the verse, “Be it unto thee even as thou wilt;” but before we consider them, I should like again …


The Rule and Reward of Serving Christ

June 27, 1889

The Rule and Reward of Serving Christ   “If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honour.” — John xii. 26.   THIS verse is all about serving, and service; three times over you get the word “serve” or …

“God, and Not Man,”—What Does it Mean?

March 17, 1889

“God, and Not Man,”—What Does it Mean?   “I will not return to destroy Ephraim: for I am God, and not man.” — Hosea xi. 9.   THE Lord, speaking of himself as “God, and not man,” mentions as the special point in which he is above and beyond man, that he has greater grace, greater long-suffering, and greater …


Paul’s Persuasion

November 7, 1886

Paul’s Persuasion   “For I am persuaded that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” — Romans viii. 38, 39.   A CHRISTIAN …


Shame Leading to Salvation

October 31, 1886

Shame Leading to Salvation   “Fill their faces with shame; that they may seek thy name, O LORD. Psalm lxxxiii. 16.   THIS is a very terrible Psalm. It contains some prayers against the enemies of God and of his people that crash with the thunder of indignation. You know that we are bidden to love our enemies, but …


The Danger of Carnal Security

October 10, 1886

The Danger of Carnal Security   “Then the five men departed, and came to Laish, and saw the people that were therein, how they dwelt careless, after the manner of the Zidonians, quiet and secure; and there was no magistrate in the land, that might put them to shame in any thing; and they were far from …

Judges:18:7, 27-28

Singing Saints

October 3, 1886

Singing Saints   “Sing unto the LORD, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.” — Psalm xxx. 4.   DAVID had been very seriously ill, and the Lord had graciously restored him to health. He says, “O Lord my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me. O Lord, thou …


Christ’s Love to His Spouse

September 5, 1886

Christ's Love to His Spouse   “Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it.”— Ephesians v. 25.   THE love of Jesus, — what a theme it is! The apostle said that it passeth knowledge; and if it passeth knowledge, much more doth it excel any description that can be given of it. The heart may feel …