Church of the Open Door

Sermons 2016

  • August 7, 2016

    God’s Blessings are Delivered by God’s Power by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Genesis 49 The Scriptures are described as a Christ-centered book, even as Jesus himself proclaimed, “You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me” (Jn. 5:39). One of the greatest blessings ever received, in all of human history, was when God […]

  • July 31, 2016

    God’s Blessings are Determined by His Promises by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Genesis 48 This passage represents the unusual mixture of intense emotion as expressed between a father and son, by means of passion, exuberance, reflection, thanksgiving, affirmation, action, blessing, frustration, and even prophecy. As a result, it is important for us to be drawn into this narrative so we can learn and understand what Jacob is […]

  • July 24, 2016

    Regular People Doing Special Things for God by Guest Speaker, Jack Becker

    by COD

     Rev. John and Jan BeckerThe Beckers, sent out as missionaries from COD in 1987, have been teaching and preaching the Gospel in a number of areas in the southwestern United States. Since June of 2004, they have been ministering to migrant workers and their families along with other Hispanics in the Greeley, Colorado area. John […]

  • July 17, 2016

    God’s Blessings are Defined by His Purposes by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Genesis 46:1-47:12 How often have we been tempted to dictate to God what our blessings should be? Often, rather than trusting his gracious provision, we assume we know what would make us feel blessed. What Paul often called a blessing, most of us would not want, and yet he praises God. For instance, notice how […]

  • July 10, 2016

    God’s Grace Knows No Boundaries by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Genesis 44:1-45:16 The Scriptures never promise the believer that life will be easy or without trials. It does promise, however, that we will be able to rejoice, no matter what. The reason is, because trials are only for a little while, they reveal the genuineness of faith, and they will result in giving praise and […]