Church of the Open Door

Sermons 2018

  • April 15, 2018

    The Distinguishing Doctrine of Christ’s Body; by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Distinguishing Doctrine of Christ’s Body Acts 15:1-33 The dialogue plaguing believers in the past century was over the arguments of essential versus non-essential truths. Unfortunately, the current dispute is over the question of relative truth against absolute and objective truth. The impact, both spiritually and morally, has overwhelmingly disconnected believers from setting their minds […]

  • April 8, 2018

    The Defending Protection of God, by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Defending Protection of God Acts 14:1-28 Often, within the excitement of receiving the call of God for full-time ministry, an individual fails to take into account the potential cost. In the words of our Lord, “If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you” (Jn. 16:29). Similarly, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologian and member […]

  • April 1, 2018

    Easter Sunday: The Sufficiency of the Cross; by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Sufficiency of the Cross 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Each year at this time, we celebrate the balancing truths of Jesus Christ’s atoning sacrifice and God’s authenticating resurrection of the slain Messiah. Indeed, the sufficiency of the cross is not just about the sacrifice on the cross; it is most certainly also about the resurrection of […]

  • March 25, 2018

    (Palm Sunday): The Tension Behind Palm Sunday; by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Tension Behind Palm Sunday John 12:12-19 The triumphal procession into Jerusalem would appear to be an invitation to dream big and receive amazing results. For instance, some will say, “If you aspire to dream big and live out of the box of shallow thinking, then greater things are coming your way.” Unfortunately, some do […]

  • March 18, 2018

    The Disrupting Work of the Gospel; by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    The Disrupting Work of the Gospel Acts 13:42-52 The believer, who proclaims the Gospel, whether privately or in a public setting, whether in a hostile or friendly environment, can anticipate one of three responses – intolerant, indifferent, or indispensable. As intolerant, they will fight back with anger and scorn. As indifferent, they will not see […]