Diocese of Oxford

Sermons by Rev'd Andrea Colbrook (Page 2)

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,…

The women heroes

First Reading          Exodus 2: 1-10 Now a man from the house of Levi went and married a Levite woman. The woman conceived and bore a son; and when she saw that he was a fine baby, she hid him for three months. When she could hide him no longer, she got a papyrus basket for him,…

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…

Who inspires you? Who can you inspire?

Gospel    Luke 2.22–40  Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Luke    22 When the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord 23(as it is written in the law of the Lord, ‘Every firstborn male shall be designated as…

Come and see – part 1

Gospel    John 1.29–42 Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John  29 The next day he saw Jesus coming towards him and declared, ‘Here is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! 30This is he of whom I said, “After me comes a man who ranks ahead of me…

How will we choose to listen?

Matthew 2:13-23 13 When they had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. “Get up,” he said, “take the child and his mother and escape to Egypt. Stay there until I tell you, for Herod is going to search for the child to kill him.” 14 So he got up, took the…

The light of Christ is all around us

Matthew 11.2–11 2 When John heard in prison what the Messiah was doing, he sent word by his disciples 3and said to him, ‘Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?’ 4Jesus answered them, ‘Go and tell John what you hear and see: 5the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the…

Loving our neighbours as ourselves

Gospel        Mark 12:28-31 (NLV)  Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Mark One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is…

For we will remember them

Gospel        Luke 21.5–19 Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Luke 5 When some were speaking about the temple, how it was adorned with beautiful stones and gifts dedicated to God, he said, 6‘As for these things that you see, the days will come when not one stone will be left upon another; all…