metropolitan-tabernacle-pulpit-volume-34

The Hairs of Your Head Numbered

Jan 01

The Hairs of Your Head Numbered   “But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.” — Matthew x. 30    IT is most delightful to see how familiarly our Lord Jesus talked with his disciples. He was very great, and yet he was among them as one that serveth; he was very wise, but he was gentle …

Matthew:10:30

The Trial of Your Faith

Dec 02

The Trial of Your Faith   “The trial of your faith.”— 1 Peter i. 7.   IT is a great thing if any man can truthfully speak to you, my brother, about “your faith” for all men have not faith, and wherever faith is found, it is the token of divine favour. True faith is, in every case, of …

1 Peter:1:7

“On His Breast”

Nov 18

"On His Breast"   “Now there was leaning on Jesus’ bosom one of his disciples, whom Jesus loved. Simon Peter therefore beckoned to him, that he should ask who it should be of whom he spake. He then lying on Jesus’ breast saith unto him, Lord, who is it? Jesus answered, He it is to whom I …

John:13:23-26

A Paradox

Nov 04

A Paradox   “When I am weak, then am I strong.” — 2 Corinthians xii. 10.   THE expression is paradoxical, and seems somewhat singular; yet it was the experience of the apostle Paul, a man of calm spirit, by no means fanciful, a wise man, and far removed from a fanatic. It was the experience of one who …

2 Corinthians:12:10

A Life-long Occupation

Oct 14

A Life-long Occupation   “By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.”— Hebrews xiii. 15.   IT is instructive to notice where this verse stands. The connection is a golden setting to the gem of the text. Here we have a description …

Hebrews:13:15

No Compromise

Oct 07

No Compromise   “And the servant said unto him, Peradventure the woman will not be willing to follow me unto this land: must I needs bring thy son again unto the land from whence thou earnest? And Abraham said unto him, Beware thou that thou bring not ray son thither again. The Lord God of heaven, which …

Genesis:24:5-8

Consolation from Resurrection

Sep 30

Consolation from Resurrection   “I will ransom them from the power of the grave; I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy plagues; O grave, I will be thy destruction: repentance shall be hid from mine eyes.” — Hosea xiii. 14.   THIS verse stands in the midst of a long line of threatenings. Like …

Hosea:13:14

Idols Found Wanting, but Jehovah Found Faithful

Sep 27

 Idols Found Wanting, but Jehovah Found Faithful   “Bel boweth down, Nebo stoopeth, their idols were upon the beasts, and upon the cattle: your carriages were heavy loaden; they are a burden to the weary beast. They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves are gone into captivity. Hearken unto me, …

Isaiah:46:1-4

Further Afield

Sep 23

Further Afield   “Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles. For so hath the Lord commanded us, saying, I have set …

Acts:8:46-48

All at It

Sep 16

All at It   “Therefore they that were scattered abroad went everywhere preaching the word. Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ unto them.” — Acts viii. 4, 5. “Then Philip opened his mouth, and began at the same scripture, and preached unto him Jesus.” — Acts viii. 35.   “THEY that were scattered abroad …

Acts:8:4-5 & 35