Church of the Open Door

Sermons 2013

  • October 20, 2013

    The Present Spiritual Reality

    by COD

    Matthew 13:1-30 The absolute truth about truth is that it is absolute, when it is from God. Unfortunately, we live in a world where truth is the invention of human ideology. Jesus exposed this thinking by stating, “You travel land and sea to win one proselyte, and when he is won, you make him twice […]

  • October 13, 2013

    The Attitude of Christ

    by COD

    Special sermon by Dr. Jeff Tittle

    Philippians 2:5-8

  • October 6, 2013

    Then Came Jesus

    by COD

    John 1:1-18 What connects all the various laws, narratives, poetry, prophecies, and human failures of the Old Testament with the New Testament? The answer is found within the promise and fulfillment of Jesus the Messiah. John, amazingly, knits the whole of the Old Testament into eighteen striking verses in his prologue. The importance of knowing […]

  • September 29, 2013

    A Heart for God

    by COD

    Malachi 2:1-9 The Apostle Paul warned of an approaching apathy when he cautions, “In the last days… men will be lovers of themselves… rather than lovers of God;” which means they have a form of godliness but deny its power (2 Tim. 3:1-5). Spiritual apathy (lack of interest or emotion) can take control through many […]

  • September 22, 2013

    Winning Against Discouragement

    by COD

    Ezra 4:1-6 Satan has a bag full of tricks designed to stop, or at least impair, the work of God in the believer’s life. These tricks are not new, as Ezra highlights in this out-of-place section of Ezra 4:6-23. The attacks against the restored Jews were relentless and unfortunately, successful. Discouragement gained entrance into their […]