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Study & Share Sermon Blog

This is Pastor Jared's weekly sermon info and his weekly Study and Share devotional Bible study. Unless otherwise noted all sermons and studies are copyright Jared Stillions 2020. The devotional Bible studies may be reproduced & shared for personal, non-sale use, provided this copyright notice is included. The studies are formatted two to a page to make sharing it easier. Weekly posts go live at 9:45 AM on Sundays. 

You can find his sermon podcast on the sermon-cast page. Check back each Sunday for new content. The podcast will soon be listed with major services. 
Why not put them on the same page? Due to limitations of our website builder.

Sunday, June 13 2021

Faith vs. Sight
Mark 4:26-34
We can’t see over the end, but we know what awaits us.

Current Series:
A Contrasting Kingdom
The Kingdom of God stands whole; it is not divided into parts

Study & Share Insert:
...#1 Compare & contrast the Ezekiel (17:22-24) lesson & the Gospel. What connections make the Ezekiel lesson a good fit as a model or prototype for the Gospel lesson? Hint: in Ezekiel the tree symbolizes a particular person/role & the birds likely signify other nations. 

Download the rest (*.pdf) SS_2021-06-13_Pent03

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Sunday, June 06 2021

United in Battle & Triumph
Mark 3:20-35
God’s kingdom is united by Jesus himself against “momentary afflictions” like Satan & evil powers.

Current Series:
A Contrasting Kingdom
The Kingdom of God stands whole; it is not divided into parts

Study & Share Insert:
...#1 How does this story connect with the OT reading? With these later episodes (Mark 6:1-6; 13:9-13; also Matthew 10:16-38; Luke 12:49-53) & with John 8:31-59 (also 5:17-46)? 

Download the rest (*.pdf) SS_2021-06-06_Pent02

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Sunday, May 30 2021

Father, Son, & Holy Spirit
Romans 8:12-17, 22-57
We bother with the Holy Trinity because it’s the only way the entire thing hangs together
 

Current Series:
None

Study & Share Insert:
...#3 How does this passage inform your prayer life, esp. vv15-17, 25-27? How are our prayers trinitarian, that is, involving all three persons of the Holy Trinity?

Download the rest (*.pdf) SS_2021-05-30_HolyTrinity

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Sunday, May 16 2021

Proof Mark
Luke 24:44-53
Showing & telling about life on the vine

Current Series:
Thrive on the Vine
Divine roots & fruits

Study & Share Insert
...#2 Jesus is sure to include repentance in his command for proclamation. How come? See Deuteronomy 30:1-20; 1 Kings 8:44-53 (cf. 2 Chronicles 6:36-40); Psalms 7:12, 78:34; Isaiah 55:6-7; Jeremiah 3:22; Ezekiel 18:19-32, 33:7-11 (12-20); Daniel 9:13; Joel 2:11-13; Jonah 3:1-10; Matthew 3:1-12, 4:17, 12:41; Mark 1:2-5, 15, 6:7-13; Luke 3:3-18, 5:32, 13:1-9, 15:7, 10, 17:3-4; Romans 3:23, 11:23; Galatians 3:22; 1 Timothy 2:4, 25; 2 Peter 3:9

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Sunday, May 09 2021

Friendship
John 15:9-17
Your momma wants your own friendship with Jesus, not hers.

Current Series:
Thrive on the Vine
Divine roots & fruits

Study & Share Insert
...#1. Consider John 13:1-20, esp. v34, 10:18, & 14:31 (cf. 1 John 3:16). How is laying down one’s life not merely intensity of feeling/affection but the means, or way, of loving? See John 3:16; Acts 5:41; Romans 8:31-39; 2 Corinthians 11:7-11; 22-33; Philippians 3:4-14

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Sunday, May 02 2021

Abiding
John 15:1-8
Our lives ARE fruitful when lived on the vine

Current Series:
Thrive on the Vine
Divine roots & fruits

Study & Share Insert
...#2. How do the following verses flesh out “fruit”? See Matthew 3:8, 7:20; John 8:41; Roman 6:22; Galatians 5:22; 1 John 4:20; see also 1 Corinthians 13:4-7; Colossians 3:12; Ephesians 5:9, 15-20; James 3:17-18; 2 Peter 1:5-8 

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