Church of the Open Door

Sermons 2018

  • 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 […]

  • March 18, 2018

    The Disrupting Work of the Gospel; by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Disrupting Work of the Gospel Acts 13:42-52 The believer, who proclaims the Gospel, whether privately or in a public setting, whether in a hostile or friendly environment, can anticipate one of three responses – intolerant, indifferent, or indispensable. As intolerant, they will fight back with anger and scorn. As indifferent, they will not see […]

  • March 11, 2018

    The Delivering Message of Jesus Christ, by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Delivering Message of Jesus Christ Acts 13:13-41 When did preaching from the pulpit become trendy, self-help focused, entertaining, or merely church-growth motivated? Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones wrote, “The most urgent need in the Christian Church today is true preaching.” No wonder Amos warned that God is sending a famine, but not of bread, but of […]

  • March 4, 2018

    The Directing Hand of the Lord by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Directing Hand of the Lord “I Will Build My Church” Acts 13:1-13 We may find that we are committed to following the Lord as a faithful minister, but how can we be sure of its calling and success? After all, there seem to be a plethora of ministries needing volunteers, but who am I? […]