Church of the Open Door

Sermons 2018

  • April 22, 2018

    The Dissenting Danger within Leadership; by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Dissenting Danger within Leadership Acts 15:35-16:5 In Jesus’ high priestly prayer, He prayed that the Father would unite those who believe in Christ so that, “they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you” (). Paul likewise wrote that believers are to be zealous in “keeping the […]

  • April 15, 2018

    The Distinguishing Doctrine of Christ’s Body; by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Distinguishing Doctrine of Christ’s Body Acts 15:1-33 The dialogue plaguing believers in the past century was over the arguments of essential versus non-essential truths. Unfortunately, the current dispute is over the question of relative truth against absolute and objective truth. The impact, both spiritually and morally, has overwhelmingly disconnected believers from setting their minds […]

  • April 8, 2018

    The Defending Protection of God, by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Defending Protection of God Acts 14:1-28 Often, within the excitement of receiving the call of God for full-time ministry, an individual fails to take into account the potential cost. In the words of our Lord, “If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you” (). Similarly, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologian and member of […]

  • April 1, 2018

    Easter Sunday: The Sufficiency of the Cross; by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Sufficiency of the Cross 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Each year at this time, we celebrate the balancing truths of Jesus Christ’s atoning sacrifice and God’s authenticating resurrection of the slain Messiah. Indeed, the sufficiency of the cross is not just about the sacrifice on the cross; it is most certainly also about the resurrection of […]

  • March 25, 2018

    (Palm Sunday): The Tension Behind Palm Sunday; by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Tension Behind Palm Sunday John 12:12-19 The triumphal procession into Jerusalem would appear to be an invitation to dream big and receive amazing results. For instance, some will say, “If you aspire to dream big and live out of the box of shallow thinking, then greater things are coming your way.” Unfortunately, some do […]