Collection: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 50

David’s First Victory

Dec 08

David’s First Victory     “So David prevailed over the Philistine with a sling and with a stone, and smote the Philistine, and slew him; but there was no sword in the hand of David.” — 1 Samuel xvii. 50.   *“This date is an approximation of when this sermon was delivered.”   A CAREFUL perusal of the whole chapter will well …

1 Samuel:17:50

Confirming the Witness of Christ

Mar 17

Confirming the Witness of Christ   “Even as the testimony of Christ was confirmed in you.” — 1 Cor. i. 6.   *“This date is an approximation of when this sermon was delivered.”   IT is not always the most gifted church which is in the most healthy state. A church may have many rich, influential, or learned members; many that …

1 Corinthians:1:6

The Holy Spirit Glorifying Christ

Apr 12

The Holy Spirit Glorifying Christ     “He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you.” — John xvi. 14.     April 12th, 1891   THE needs of spiritual men are very great, but they cannot be greater than the power of the Divine Trinity is able to meet. We have one God, — Father, …


A Mournful Defection

Mar 04

A Mournful Defection     “Will ye also go away?” — John vi. 67     *“This date is an approximation of when this sermon was delivered.”     No mischief that over befalls our Christian communities is more lamentable than that which comes from the defection of the members. The heaviest sorrow that can wring a pastor’s heart, is such as comes from …


God hath Spoken! — Rejoice!

Oct 12

God hath Spoken! — Rejoice!   “God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.” — Psalm cviii. 7.   THERE is an old promise, concerning God’s people, which says, “Before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear.” This text is …


Comfort for Tried Believers

Sep 21

Comfort for Tried Believers     “There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.” — 1 Corinthians …

1 Corinthians:10:13

The Harvest and the Vintage

Sep 17

The Harvest and the Vintage     “And I looked, and behold a white cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle. And another angel came out of the temple, crying with a loud voice to him that sat …


Job’s Sure Knowledge

Sep 10

Job’s Sure Knowledge     “For I knew that my Redeemer liveth.” — Job xix. 25.     September 10th, 1876   I DARE SAY you know that there are a great many difficulties about the translation of this passage. It is a very complicated piece of Hebrew, partly, I suppose, owing to its great antiquity, being found in what is, probably, one …


Honour for Honour

Sep 07

Honour for Honour     “Them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.” — 1 Samuel ii. 30.     September 7th, 1876   GOD is certain, sooner or later, to recompense men according to the rule of infallible justice; and if it be so among saints, it is equally so among sinners. If we …

1 Samuel:2:30

Fellowship with the Father and the Son

Sep 03

Fellowship with the Father and the Son     “And truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.” — 1 John i. 3.     September 3rd, 1876   THE twelve apostles were favoured with the most intimate intercourse with our blessed Lord; but I can hardly say that they entered into fellowship with him during his life …

1 John:1:3