Church of the Open Door


Sermons 2019

  • February 17, 2019

    2/17: Courage in the Face of Depression; by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Courage in the Face of Depression Psalm 42-43 Depression, anxiety, fear, and despair are a few of the emotions believers are not exempt from in their walk of faith. Unfortunately, believers who experience these emotions also encounter guilt, shame, or hopelessness. In the midst of these, there arises an overwhelming loss of joy, fear of […]

  • February 10, 2019

    2/10: Confidence in God’s Solution; by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Confidence in God’s Solution Psalm 37 The narratives describing the lives of Joseph and David seem parallel because both were righteous and went through a season of suffering. It is easy for us to read these accounts of their lives and assume it was easier for them to persevere because it all turned out in […]

  • January 31, 2019

    2/3: Celebrating the Presence of God; by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Celebrating the Presence of God  Psalm 27 What do you do, as a believer, when your world turns upside down and leaves everything you once held securely into a vanishing dream? Indeed, life is not a fixed and determinative set of outcomes promised to work the same way in every situation. For instance, the person […]

  • January 27, 2019

    1/27: Conflicted by the Silence of God; by Dr. Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Conflicted by the Silence of God Psalm 22 There are times when the Christian life can be full of blessing and amazement under the gracious hand of Jesus (Phil. 4:12; 1 Cor. 4:11). However, there are also times when the Christian life is full of conflict because the formerly gracious hand of Jesus seems absent. […]

  • January 20, 2019

    1/20: Confounded by the Sinfulness of Sin: by Glenn Jago

    by COD

    Confounded by the Sinfulness of Sin Psalm 14 A famous allegorical statement held throughout many cultures says, “They are all going to hell in a handbasket.” The significance of that allegory is to state that disaster is inescapable. However, another popular slogan comes from the advice of Linus to Charlie Brown, “It doesn’t matter what […]