Church of the Open Door

Sermons 2012

  • October 14, 2012

    The Climactic Struggle between God and Satan

    by COD

    Saints Worship, God Judges Revelation The power of perspective can never be underestimated because it reveals a believer’s way of thinking. For instance, what controlled Joshua’s thinking at Jericho, David’s thinking with Goliath, Jehoshaphat’s thinking with the multitude of Moab, and Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego’s thinking with Nebuchadnezzar? What a believer continually feeds on is […]

  • October 7, 2012

    Come See a Man

    by COD

    Sermon by Reverend Thom McBreen   Jesus and the Woman of Samaria 4:1 Now when Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John 2 (although Jesus himself did not baptize, but only his disciples), 3 he left Judea and departed again for Galilee. 4 And he had to pass through […]

  • September 30, 2012

    God’s Solution: Joy or Judgment?

    by COD

    Yes, I believe the events described in this section of Revelation depict the future but I also believe these events describe the here and now. What we read about in is very serious because we will either experience the on going joy of worship or the screams of judgment. John is not seeking to be […]

  • September 23, 2012

    The Climactic Struggle between God and Satan – Part 3

    by COD

    Part 3: “Satan’s Strategy: Imitation and Intimidation” The strategy of Satan has not changed since he first confronted Eve with both imitation of truth (“has God indeed said”) and intimidation of missing out (“you will be like God”). It is important for every believer to be aware of Satan’s strategy and deliberately trust in God’s […]

  • September 16, 2012

    The Climactic Struggle between God and Satan – Part 2

    by COD

      The Woman and the Dragon 12:1 And a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars. 2 She was pregnant and was crying out in birth pains and the agony of giving birth. 3 And another sign appeared in […]