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Parables of the Kingdom: True Joy and Lasting Treasure

October 13th, 2019 ·

Al McCallum speaks on 'Parables of the Kingdom: True Joy and Lasting Treasure' (Matthew 13:18-23, 44-46) on the 13th of October 2019.

Sermon outline:

  • True soil responds to the true King (v18-23)
    • Soil 1 (v19)
    • Soil 2 (v20-21)
    • Soil 3 (v22)
    • Soil 4 (v23)
  • True joy in lasting treasure (v44-46)
    • Treasure in a hidden field (v44)
    • A merchant looking for fine pearls (v45-46)
  • Conclusion

Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Matthew · Al McCallum · Parables of the Kingdom

Vision 2022 - Longing for Salvation

February 24th, 2019 ·

Al McCallum speaks on 'Vision 2022 - Longing for Salvation' (Romans 3:10-18) at Morning Church on the 24th of February 2019.

Sermon outline:

Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Romans · Genesis · Al McCallum · Vision 2022

The Strength of Weakness - Can Light Exist with Darkness?

September 23rd, 2018 ·

Al McCallum speaks on 'The Strength of Weakness - Can Light Exist with Darkness?' (2 Corinthians 6:3-7:4) at Morning Church on the 23rd of September 2018.

Sermon outline:

  • Introduction
  • Living lives that point to Jesus (v3-10)
    • Enduring hardships (v3-5)
    • Character matters (v6-7)
    • No matter what (v8-10)
  • An obstacle to the Gospel (v11-18)
    • Do not be yoked with unbelievers (v14)
  • Living lives aligned to God (7:1-4)
    • Purifying oneself (7:1)
    • Make room in your hearts (7:2-4)
  • Conclusion

Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · 2 Corinthians · Al McCallum · The Strength of Weakness

In the Presence of Greatness - Do You See Better Than God?

May 20th, 2018 ·

Al McCallum speaks on 'In the Presence of Greatness - Do You See Better Than God?' (Isaiah 42:1-9) at Morning Church on the 20th of May 2018.

Sermon outline:

  • Introduction
  • Who is God's Servant? (v1-4)
  • What is his mission? (v1, 3, 4, 6-7)
  • What does God's Servant mean to you? (v8-9)
  • Conclusion

Tags: Old Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Isaiah · Al McCallum · In the Presence of Greatness

Seeking True Life? Meet a Revolutionary King

June 4th, 2017 ·

Al McCallum speaks on 'Seeking True Life? Meet a Revolutionary King' (John 2:13-25) at Morning Church on the 4th of June 2017.

Sermon outline:

  • Introduction:
  • The King who cleanses... (v13-17)
    • "To those who sold doves he said, "Get these out of here! Stop turning my Father's house into a market!"" (v16)
    • "His disciples remembered that it is written: "Zeal for your house will consume me"" (v17)
  • The King who rises... (v18-22)
    • "Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days"" (v19)
  • The responses to the King... (v22-25)
    • "Then they believed the scripture and the words that Jesus had spoken" (v22)
    • "... many people saw the signs he was performing and be-lieved in his name. But Jesus would not entrust himself to them..." (v23-24)
  • Conclusion

Tags: · New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Al McCallum · Seeking True Life?

Certain Truth in Uncertain Times: Counting Down the Days

October 16th, 2016 ·

Al McCallum speaks on 'Certain Truth in Uncertain Times: Counting Down the Days' (2 Peter 3:1-10) at Morning Church on the 16th of October 2016.


Sermon outline:
  • Introduction
  • The reminder (v1-2)
    • "reminders to stimulate you to wholesome thinking" (v1)
    • "I want you to recall the words spoken in the past..." (v2)
  • The scoffer (v3-7)
    • "in the last days scoffers will come..." (v3)
    • "...they deliberately forget..." (v5)
  • The day (v8-10)
    • "The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise..." (v9)
    • "But the day of the Lord will come like a thief (v10)
  • Conclusion

Tags: · New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · 2 Peter · Al McCallum · 2 Peter: Certain Truth in Uncertain Times

The Church That Points to Jesus: The Relationships That Point to Jesus

July 24th, 2016 ·

Al McCallum speaks on 'The Church That Points to Jesus: The Relationships That Point to Jesus' (John 13:31-38Hebrews 10:19-26) at Morning Church and Night Church on the 24th of July 2016.


Sermon outline:
  • Introduction
  • Relationships of love (John 13:31-38)
    • God's relationship of love (v31-33)
    • The command to a relationship of love (v34-35)
    • The ultimate outworking of a relationship of love (v36-38, 33)
  • Relationships of commitment (Hebrews 10:19-26)
    • God's commitment to us (v19-23)
    • Our commitment to God and each other (v22-26)
  • Conclusion

Tags: New Testament · Morning Church · Night Church · John · Hebrews · Al McCallum · The Church That Points to Jesus

Short Steps for Long Gains - Home (am)

January 3rd, 2016 ·

Al McCallum speaks on 'Short Steps for Long Gains - Home' (Colossians 3:17) at Morning Church on the 3rd of January 2016.

Sermon outline:
  • How is the gospel affecting your home life?
  • Does this verse allow me to be a Christian 'just at church' or 'just at work'?
  • How do we do things in Jesus’ name?
  • What makes this command hard to keep at your place?
  • Could you really change things?
  • How could your home be more fruitful?

Tags: · New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Colossians · Al McCallum · Short Steps for Long Gains

Colossians: Labouring for the Supreme King - Dressed by the King - Colossians 3:1-17

January 11th, 2015 ·

Al McCallum speaks on 'Colossians: Labouring for the Supreme King - Dressed by the King' (Colossians 3:1-17) at Morning Church and Night Church on the 11th of January 2015.

Sermon outline:
  • Introduction
  • Dressed... to focus above (v1-4)
    • "If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above..." (v1)
  • Dressed... so put away (v5-11)
    • "...now you must put them all away..." (v8)
    • "...put off the old self... put on the new self..." (v9-10)
  • Dressed... so put on (v12-17)
    • "Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved..." (v12)
    • "...whatever you do... do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus..." (v17)
  • Conclusion
    • "If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above..." Colossians 3:1

Tags: · New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Night Church · Colossians · Al McCallum · Colossians: Labouring for the Supreme King

The Voice: Luke 8 - Jesus Brings a Freeing Word - Luke 8:26-39

January 12th, 2014 ·

Al McCallum speaks on 'The Voice: Luke 8 - Jesus Brings a Freeing Word' (Luke 8:26-39) at Morning Church and Night Church on the 12th of January 2014.

Sermon outline:
  • Introduction
  • A freeing word... only for a while (v26-33)
    • "and they begged him not to command them to depart into the abyss" (v31)
  • A freeing word... for eternity (v35, 38-39)
    • "and he went away, proclaiming ... how much Jesus had done for him" (v39)
  • A freeing word ... rejected (v34-37)
    • "then all the people ... asked him to depart from them. For they were seized with great fear" (v37)
  • Conclusion
    • "...declare how much God has done for you" (Luke 8:39)

Tags: · New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Night Church · Luke · The Voice: Luke 8 · Al McCallum