Church of the Open Door


Sermons 2017

  • April 30, 2017

    The Challenge to the First Missionary Effort by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Challenge to the First Missionary Effort Acts 8:9-25 The missionary effort, where the Gospel is proclaimed outside the walls of the local church, continues to be directly linked to the result of the promise given by the risen Lord to His disciples, “You shall be my witnesses.” Accurately portrayed, being a witness for Jesus […]

  • April 23, 2017

    The Church and Gospel Cannot be Stopped by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Church and Gospel Cannot be Stopped Acts 8:1-8 Throughout the course of history, there have been many occasions where evil intentions have ironically produced joyful results. For instance, many of the evil intentions of the British Empire, during the French and Indian War of 1754-1763, became one of the steps toward the birth of […]

  • April 16, 2017

    Easter Sunday: “Reactions to Christ’s Resurrection” by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Reactions to Christ’s Resurrection Matthew 27:62-28:20

  • April 9, 2017

    Palm Sunday: The Message and Death of Christ’s Witness by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Message and Death of Christ’s Witness Acts 7:2-8:3 The truth we too often forget, ignore, or outright reject is that God is so much higher than all creation. No wonder God revealed to Isaiah the prophet, “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways” (). […]

  • April 2, 2017

    The Witness and Character of the First Martyr by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Witness and Character of the First Martyr Acts 6:8-7:1 The salvific work of Jesus Christ takes place in anyone who trusts in Jesus Christ. This new life is being continually transformed by the work of the Holy Spirit into the very image of Jesus Christ, which is both a definitive separation from death unto […]