Church of the Open Door


Sermons 2017

  • June 4, 2017

    Getting the Gospel Right by Dr. Craig Biehl

    by COD

    Getting the Gospel Right Galatians 1:6-9 The audio requires Adobe Flash Player Highlights of the sermon (there was no hand-out) We cannot earn our way into heaven through works, but only by Grace and Faith in Jesus alone. We will never be able to keep the law, we are all guilty of breaking the law, […]

  • May 28, 2017

    The Value of Remembering God’s Faithfulness by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Value of Remembering God’s Faithfulness Deuteronomy 8:11-20 (audio requires Adobe Flash Player) Church of the Open Door is now approaching its eighty-first year of ministering in northeast Philadelphia and its suburbs. The church founder, Dr. Merril T. MacPherson, took a strong biblical stand against the direction of their presbytery, which caused the governing presbytery, […]

  • May 21, 2017

    The Strength of Discipleship by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Strength of Discipleship Acts 9:19-31 Leading a sinner to Jesus Christ, through the sharing of the Gospel, is one of the most exhilarating moments, but it is only the beginning. The discipleship process is too often overlooked because of the singular emphasis only on the conversion. On the other hand, where would Paul be […]

  • May 14, 2017

    The Transforming Power of the Gospel by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Transforming Power of the Gospel Acts 9:1-19 The biblical absolute, transcending all ethnic and cultural barriers, is that the presentation of the gospel message always precedes salvation. Yes, every believer has their own testimony but the fact remains, only the Gospel is the power of God unto salvation. The application of the Gospel is […]

  • May 7, 2017

    The Evangelistic Guidance of the Holy Spirit by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Evangelistic Guidance of the Holy Spirit Acts 8:26-40 Evangelism can be frightening and is often avoided or neglected out of fear. Truthfully and simply, evangelism is the act of one person sharing good news with another person, minus the sales pitch. After all, the power has never been in the presenter or the method […]