Diocese of Oxford

Sermons on John

Every tear is wiped away

Gospel        John 2.1–11 Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John All        Glory to you O Lord    On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. When the wine gave out,…

True light never becomes darkness

Gospel        John 1.6–8, 19–28 Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John All        Glory to you O Lord       There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him. He himself was not the light, but…

The gift of the Holy Spirit

Gospel           John 7.37–39  Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John. All           Glory to you, O Lord.       37 On the last day of the festival, the great day, while Jesus was standing there, he cried out, ‘Let anyone who is thirsty come to me, 38and let the one who believes in me drink. As the…

Let the holy spirit resurrect you

Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John. All           Glory to you, O Lord. 15 ‘If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you for ever. 17This is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it…

Sow the seeds

Gospel    John 20. 19–31  Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John    19 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, ‘Peace…

He is Risen! He is Risen indeed.

Gospel    John 20.1–18  Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John    Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. 2So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple,…

Death is not the end of life

Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John Glory to you, O Lord. 17 When Jesus arrived, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days. 18Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, some two miles away, 19and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to console them about their…

Who are you?

Gospel      John 4: 5-42 Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John  5So he came to a Samaritan city called Sychar, near the plot of ground that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. 6Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired out by his journey, was sitting by the well. It was about…

Cast aside your daytime identity

Gospel       John 3.1–17. Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John Glory to you, O Lord. 3Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. 2He came to Jesus by night and said to him, ‘Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God; for no…