Church of the Open Door

Sermons 2018

  • November 25, 2018

    11/25: Peace on Earth? Absence of Peace; by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Peace on Earth? — Absence of Peace Micah 3:1-12 As we approach the Christmas season, there seems to be an intense effort for many to seek after peace and goodwill toward all men. What is it about Christmas that seems to evoke that desire? Many pursue peace, but very few ever find it. Characteristically, its […]

  • November 18, 2018

    11/18: The Mystery & Purposeful, Persistent Living; by Pastor Duane Adler

    by COD

    “The Mystery & Purposeful, Persistent Living” by Pastor Duane Adler 1 Timothy 4. In a similar fashion to Paul’s letter to the believers in Colossae, Paul writes a letter to Timothy, encouraging and instructing him regarding the local body in Ephesus. Paul founded the church in Ephesus, while later placing Timothy as its pastor. Therefore, Paul writes to […]

  • November 11, 2018

    11/11: The Mystery Revealed but Not Received; by Pastor Duane Adler

    by COD

    “The Mystery Revealed but Not Received” – by Pastor Duane Adler Colossians 1:27. Joel Cassel gave a shorter sermon on “Love” prior to Duane’s sermon. The letter of Colossians is an intense and powerful letter to the believers at Colossae. Attractive and destructive teachings had worked their way into the local body. Therefore, Paul’s letter was in […]

  • November 4, 2018

    11/4: Endurance in Commitment to God’s Calling; by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Endurance in Commitment to God’s Calling Acts 28:15-31 If you only view your difficult trials as the way to claim victim status, you will miss the higher purposes God intends and determines for your life. Insightfully, Paul tells us to rejoice in sufferings, James instructs us to count it all joy, and Peter encourages us […]

  • October 28, 2018

    10/28: Endurance in the Face of Danger; by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Endurance in the Face of Danger Acts 27:1-28:14 All of our life, experience, and accomplishments are the result of God’s loving, gracious, and powerful hand. We are not the byproducts of chance, nor the brilliance of our greatness, but we are God’s display of His glory by the sacrifice of our loving Savior, Jesus Christ. […]