Jesus Christ is Lord – Philippians 2:5-11

September 27, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
In this week’s sermon we turn our attention to the second Person of the Trinity, Jesus of Nazareth, the Christ. All creation will worship the Man, the Messiah, the Master: Jesus Christ as Lord. Watch now to learn about His identification, humiliation, exaltation, and glorification.

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People of the Book: God the Son

September 23, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
As People of the Book, we believe that the Bible clearly, emphatically, and repeatedly teaches that Jesus of Nazareth is God; God the Son. Watch this video of the 3rd lesson from our study, “People of the Book,” to learn about His person, work, and relevance.

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God the Father – John 20:15-17

September 20, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
Jesus Himself teaches us that God is Father, always has been Father, and always will be Father. This relationship is unique within the Trinity, but also substantially similar to us. It is only through Christ that God is OUR Father!

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The Trinity Chooses – 1 Peter 1:1-2

September 13, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
If steadfast, devoted, lovingkindness is at the very core of the LORD’s character, how was this expressed prior to creation? Listen to the sermon this week as we see how each person of our Triune God distinctly secures your status as a chosen sojourner with grace and peace.

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The LORD – Exodus 34:6-7

September 6, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
Who is God? How does He relate to people? What is His name and what does it mean? What is the core of His character? Listen and learn the answers to all of these questions as we look at Moses’ encounter with the LORD in Exodus 34:6-7.

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People of the Book – Faith in God

September 2, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
What do we, as Southern Baptists, believe? We begin to answer this question this evening with a lesson on “Faith in God.” Not just any god, but the “one and only one living and true God” as described in Christian Scripture and summarized in the Baptist Faith and Message (BF&M). He is “the eternal triune God… Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, with distinct personal attributes, but without division of nature, essence, or being.”

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The Blessed Way – Psalm 1

August 31, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
As we look at Psalm 1, the introductory Psalm to the entire songbook, we will see that there is a way of life which leads to eternal joy in the LORD and then there is a way of life which leads to ruin. Those who are truly blessed in the LORD are those who are truly delighted in His word.

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People of The Book – Introduction

August 26, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
Tonight, we look into a piece of the history of how Open Door Community Church became Open Door Baptist Church and also how we, as Southern Baptists, are not part of a denomination or a creedal people, but we are a confessional people. That summarized confession of beliefs is the Baptist Faith and Message.

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Deacon Installation – 1 Timothy 3:8-13

August 23, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
This Sunday we have the privilege of conducting another Deacon Installation at Open Door Baptist Church. Join the stately celebration to see how Scripture spends significantly more time describing what a deacon must BE rather than what a deacon must DO.

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Ministry Facilitators – Acts 6:1-7

August 16, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
God knit together the Jesus family so that when the members of the family SERVE in UNITY, the church increases, multiplies, and grows. The two hands of the church rightly minister to physical needs and minister to spiritual needs.

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