metropolitan-tabernacle-pulpit-volume-8

The Sinner’s End

Dec 28

The Sinner's End   “Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end. Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction — Psalm 73:17-18   WANT of understanding has destroyed many. The dark pit of ignorance has engulfed its thousands. Where the lack of understanding has not sufficed to …

Psalms:73:17-18

No Room for Christ in the Inn

Dec 21

No Room for Christ in the Inn   “And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.” — Luke 2:7.        IT was needful that it should be distinctly proven, beyond all dispute, that our Lord sprang out …

Luke:2:7

The Lord,—The Liberator

Dec 14

The Lord - The Liberator   “The Lord looseth the prisoners.” — Psalm 146:7.        WHEN preaching last Tuesday in Dover, the mayor of the town very courteously lent the ancient town-hall for the service, and in passing along to reach a private entrance, I noticed a large number of grated windows upon a lower level than the …

Psalms:146:7

Life and Walk of Faith

Dec 07

Life and Walk of Faith   “As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him.” — Colossians 2:6.        OUR nature is fond of change. Although man was made in the image of God at first, it is plain enough that any trace of immutability which he may once have possessed has long …

Colossians:2:6

The Royal Pair in Their Glorious Chariot

Nov 30

The Royal Pair in Their Glorious Chariot   “Who is this that cometh out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all powders of the merchant? Behold his bed, which is Solomon’s; threescore valiant men are about it, of the valiant of Israel. They all hold swords, being expert in war: …

Song of Solomon:3:6-11

A Drama in Five Acts

Nov 23

A Drama in Five Acts   “But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none; And they that weep, as though they wept not; and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not; and they that buy, as though they possessed not; And …

1 Corinthians:7:29-31

A Message from God for Thee

Nov 16

A Message from God for Thee   “The punishment of thine iniquity is accomplished, O daughter of Zion; he will no more carry thee away into captivity: he will visit thine iniquity, O daughter of Edom; he will discover thy sins.” — Lamentations 4:22        EVERY Sabbath we are insisting upon it that both the Law and …

Lamentations:4:22

Christian Sympathy

Nov 09

Christian Sympathy   “Did not I weep for him that was in trouble ? was not my soul grieved for the poor ?”— Job 30:25        IN endeavouring to justify the ways of God, Job’s three friends came to the harsh conclusion that he would not have been so severely afflicted if he had not been a …

Job:30:25

Christ—Perfect Through Sufferings

Nov 02

Christ- Perfect Through Sufferings   "For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings." —Hebrews 2:10        BELIEVING that God foreknoweth all things, we cannot but come to the conclusion that he foreknew the fall, and that …

Hebrews:2:10

Never! Never! Never! Never! Never!

Oct 26

NEVER! NEVER! NEVER! NEVER! NEVER!   “He hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.”— Hebrews 13:5        WHAT power resides in “Thus saith the Lord!” The man who can grasp by faith, “He hath said,” has an all-conquering weapon in his hand. What doubt will not be slain by this two-edged sword? What fear …

Hebrews:13:5