metropolitan-tabernacle-pulpit-volume-31

Fallen Angels a Lesson to Fallen Men

Jan 01

Fallen Angels A Lesson to Fallen Men   “God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment.” — 2 Peter ii. 4.   “THESE are ancient things.” Most men hunger after the latest news; let us on this occasion go back upon the …

2 Peter:2:4

All or None; or, Compromises Refused: A Sermon with Five Texts

Jan 01

All or None; or, Compromises Refused: A Sermon with Five Texts   I SHALL have five texts— one of them a good one, the other four bad.The first text is good. It is God’s text. Exodus x. 26:— “There shall not an hoof be left behind.” That is God’s text, and the whole sermon will illustrate it …

Exodus:8:25-28

But a Step

Nov 29

But a Step   “There is but a step between me and death.”— 1 Samuel xx. 3. THIS was David’s description of his own condition. King Saul was seeking to destroy him. The bitter malice of that king would not be satisfied with anything short of the blood of his rival. Jonathan did not know this. He could …

1 Samuel:20:3

The Preacher’s Last Sermon for the Season

Nov 29

The Preacher's Last Sermon for the Season   “In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.”— John vii. 37.   THE officers were after our Lord, and he knew it. He could spy them out in the crowd, but he was …

John:7:37

The Dream of Barley Cake

Nov 22

The Dream of Barley Cake   “And when Gideon was come, behold, there was a man that told a dream unto his fellow, and said, Behold, I dreamed a dream, and, lo, a cake of barley bread tumbled into the host of Midian, and came unto a tent, and smote it that it fell, and overturned it, …

Judges:7:13-14

Hagar at the Fountain

Nov 08

Hagar at the Fountain    “And she called the name of the Lord that spake unto her, Thou God seest me: for she said, Have I also here looked after him that seeth me? Wherefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi.” — Genesis xvi. 13, 14.   You know the story of Hagar. I am not going to deal with …

Genesis:16:13-14

Death and Life: The Wage and the Gift

Nov 01

Death and Life: The Wage and the Gift   “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”— Romans vi. 23.   IN the fifth chapter of this Epistle, Paul had shown at considerable length our justification from sin through the righteousness of Jesus Christ our Saviour. Our …

Romans:6:23

Jubilate

Oct 25

Jubilate   “Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the Lord, and spake, saying, I will sing unto the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea. The Lord is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, …

Exodus:15:1-2

The Sunday-School and the Scriptures

Oct 18

The Sunday-School and the Scriptures   “And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.”— 2 Timothy iii. 15.   How very remarkably the times repeat themselves! As I said just now, in the reading of the chapter, the warning which …

2 Timothy:3:15

The Nobleman’s Faith

Oct 11

The Nobleman's Faith    “There was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum. When he heard that Jesus was come out of Judaea into Galilee, he went unto him, and besought him that he would come down, and heal his son: for he was at the point of death. Then said Jesus unto him, Except …

John:4:46