Sermons by “Fr. Colin Ambrose”

The Lost Son

During Lent we remember God’s incredible compassion by reflecting on the Parable of the Lost (Prodigal) Son.

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The Way of Jesus

Early Christians were known as “People of the Way.” In our reading, Jesus teaches us three aspects of his way: 1) We do not live on bread alone, 2) We worship God, and serve only Him, and 3) We do not test the Lord our God.

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Describing Ourselves as Dust

We can describe ourselves in all types of ways. As we begin our Lenten journey on Ash Wednesday we describe ourselves as dust. Why?

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From Intimidation to Adoration

Earthly authorities frequently compel their subject to loyalty and respect by fear and coercion. Today we unpack how God embraces us in His pure benevolence and discover Jesus’ transfiguration.

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Love for Enemies

Jesus reminds us that it is effortless to love those who love us. Instead, he challenges us to love those who hate us and asks us to be as merciful as God.

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What Type of Peter Are You?

Getting near to God is a scary thing. Looking at two episodes from Peter’s life we see a change in how he responds to the greatness of Jesus.

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The Rejection of Jesus at Nazareth

“God doesn’t save people like you.” When these words are spoken in Nazareth the people turn on Jesus.

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The Baptism of Jesus

“You are my beloved child and with you I am well pleased.” How would it change your life if you heard God say these words to you?

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A Charlie Brown Christmas

Linus teaches us the true meaning of Christmas. (Luke 2:1-20)

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The Magnificat: A Revolutionary Message

When Mary visits her cousin Elizabeth, she sings the Magnificat, a song of praise—and of revolution. (Luke 1:39-55)

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