Church of the Open Door

Sermons 2013

  • August 11, 2013

    The Righteous will Live by Faith

    by COD

    Habakkuk 2:4 We have all heard the antidotes from well-meaning individuals who seek to bring us comfort in time of suffering. Their simple platitudes may provide well-being for them, but it certainly offers no help for the ones suffering. What is the solution for the believer facing anguish from a world gone crazy with violence, […]

  • August 4, 2013

    Hear the Word of the Lord

    by COD

    Isaiah 66:1-14 The attack against Scripture, marriage, right to life, sexual purity, holiness, honesty and more has produced the development of “Christianity light.” Today, to “tremble at God’s Word” is passé and narrow-minded. Isaiah faced a similar struggle as Judah outwardly worshiped the Lord but inwardly forsook Him by choosing evil rather than God. What […]

  • July 28, 2013

    The Heart of the True Gospel

    by COD

    Isaiah 52:13-53:12 On what basis can the Holy and Righteous God save sinners without jeopardizing these two attributes? Isaiah, beginning in chapter 40, shifts his emphasis from judgment to redemption. The concluding message in Isaiah 39:6 is “exile” but the concluding message in Isaiah 40:1 is “comfort.” It is in this setting that the Lord […]

  • July 21, 2013

    He trusted in The Lord

    by COD

    2 Kings 18:5-8 Paul expresses the necessary attitude for all believers living in a secular and pagan culture by stating, “Indeed, we had the sentence of death within ourselves so that we would not trust in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead” (2 Cor. 1:9). But what becomes of the believer who has […]

  • July 14, 2013

    Who will go and speak for The Lord?

    by COD

    Sermon by Family Pastor Bryant Geating