Collection: New Park Street Pulpit Volume 3

The Loved Ones Chastened

November 22, 1857

The Loved Ones Chastened   "As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten; be zealous therefore, and repent."—Revelation 3:19        The dealings of God towards the sons of men have always puzzled the wise men of the earth who have tried to understand them. Apart from the revelation of God the dealings of Jehovah towards his …


Awake! Awake!

November 15, 1857

Awake! Awake!   "Therefore let us not sleep as do others; but let us watch and be sober."—1 Thess. 5:6        What sad things sin hath done. This fair world of ours was once a glorious temple, every pillar of which reflected the goodness of God, and every part of which was a symbol of good, but …

1 Thessalonians:5:6

The First and Great Commandment

November 8, 1857

The First and Great Commandment   "Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and will all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment."—Mark 12:30        Our Saviour said, "This is the first and great commandment." It is "the …


The Security of the Church

November 1, 1857

The Security of the Church   "As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the Lord is round about his people from henceforth even for ever."—Psalm 125:2        The changes of society may well illustrate the immutability of God. In the days of David, Jerusalem was looked upon as an impregnable fortress. It is surrounded by a …


Light at Evening Time

October 25, 1857

Light at Evening Time   "It shall come to pass that at eveing time it shall be light."—Zechariah 14:7        I shall not stay to notice the particular occasion upon which these words were uttered, or to discover the time to which they more especially refer; I shall rather take the sentence as a rule of the …


The True Christian’s Blessedness

October 18, 1857

The True Christian's Blessedness   "We know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose."—Romans 8:28        I. WE have here the description of a true Christian, and a declaration of that Christian's blessedness. We have him first very succinctly, but very fully …



October 11, 1857

Instability   "Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel."—Genesis 49:4        Perfect stability has ceased from the world since the day when Adam fell. He was stable enough when in the garden he was obedient to his Master's will, but when he ate of the forbidden fruit he did not only slide himself, but he shook the …


Fast-Day Service

October 7, 1857

Fast-Day Service        O God, the God of heaven and of earth, we do this day pay Thee reverence, and meekly bow our heads in adoration before Thine awful throne. We are the creatures of Thine hand; Thou hast made us, and not we ourselves. It is but just and right that we should pay …


Thy Redeemer

October 4, 1857

Thy Redeemer   "And thy redeemer, the Holy One of Israel."—Isaiah 41:14        And why does it say, "and thy Redeemer?" What was the use of appending the Redeemers name to this precious exhortation? By God's help it shall be the business of this evening to show why there is a peculiar blessedness in the fact that …


The Mysteries of the Brazen Serpent

September 27, 1857

The Mysteries of the Brazen Serpent   "And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life."—John 3:14        We are told by wise men that all languages are based upon figures, that the speech …