Church of the Open Door

Sermons 2016

  • March 20, 2016

    The Scrutiny of Palm Sunday by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Mark 11:1-11 The misconceptions regarding Jesus may abound, but it comes as no surprise to those devoted to the Scriptures. Even during Jesus’ day, his ministry was met with confusion, distrust, jealousy, and unbelief. No wonder many today still do not understand what Palm Sunday is all about. It is more than just a “ticker-tape […]

  • March 13, 2016

    The Unity of the Body at COD by Pastor Bryant Geating

    by COD

    Ephesians 4:1-16 Purpose of the church: to reflect God’s holiness (Eph. 1:4) to reveal God’s glory (Eph. 1:5) to be a witness of Christ (1 Peter 2:9) Functions of the church: Walk humbly Live gently Wait patiently Uphold lovingly Pursue unity Strength of the church: In the Spirit

  • March 6, 2016

    Wrestling with God by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Genesis 32:22-32 Amazingly, the infinite God has condescended to us as finite humanity in order to provide the revelation necessary for us to know God. Growth in the depth of knowing and fearing God should be the life pursuit of every human, because God is the creator and sustainer of all we need for our […]

  • February 28, 2016

    Success Depends on God’s Work by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Genesis 31:1-24 Former Secretary of State, Colin Powell, made this strong statement regarding hard work, “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” But is this the only means for success? Jacob utilized every means available for the success of providing for his family, including superstition, similar to the […]

  • February 21, 2016

    The Struggle for Contentment by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Genesis 29:31-30:24 The struggle over discontentment is one that afflicts many believers who are looking at their past and seeing a life that is empty of significance. This discontentment often produces frustration because the search is wrapped around cultural promises more than the resources provided by God. As Paul says, “And God is able to […]