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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 2020-2021. 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, October 24 2021

Vision
Mark 10:46-52
Are we going to pledge our stewardship for God’s vision & his vision for St. Peter?
 

Current Series:
Ins & Outs of Stewardship
Simple ideas about Using God’s Gifts for God’s Purposes 

Study & Share Insert:
...#5 Jesus shows us some practical wisdom by asking what Bartimaeus wants (v51). Who among your neighbors at home, work/school/volunteering, & recreation will you ask the same thing, “What do you want from Jesus?” See Matthew 7:7, Mark 10:36, John 5:6

Download the rest (*.pdf) SS_2021-10-24_Pentecost22

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Sunday, October 17 2021

Serve
Mark 10:35-45
Giving is not a competition, not an agenda to leverage. Giving is a service; an act of worship.

Current Series:
Ins & Outs of Stewardship
Simple ideas about Using God’s Gifts for God’s Purposes 

Study & Share Insert:
...#4 Jesus calls himself a “ransom,” a price paid to redeem a captive, a slave, an indentured servant, etc. What does this tell you about your spiritual status prior to & following conversion? Were you a free agent who chose Jesus?  See Romans 3:21-26, 6:20-23, 11:32; Galatians 3:22-29; Small Catechism: Creed II

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Sunday, October 10 2021

Love
Mark 10:17-31
God gives his gifts out of love, to be used for his purpose of love.

Current Series:
Ins & Outs of Stewardship
Simple ideas about Using God’s Gifts for God’s Purposes 

Study & Share Insert:
...#1 What do these other “treasure in heaven” passages add? See Matthew 6:20, 13:44, 52; Luke 12:13-21, 32-34, 18:22; Acts 2:45, 5:1-11; 2 Corinthians 9:5-15; Philippians 3:7-8; Hebrews10:34; 1 Peter 1:4-9 

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Sunday, October 03 2021

Trust
Mark 10:2-16
Stewardship operates on trust, NOT calculation & cost-benefit analysis.

Current Series:
Ins & Outs of Stewardship
Simple ideas about Using God’s Gifts for God’s Purposes 

Study & Share Insert:
...#2 Pay close attention to Jesus’ line of reasoning: where does marriage come from (note: for the entire world)? Where does regulation of divorce (& marriage) come from? Which one carries forward into the New Covenant? Also review these passages, too: Matthew 12:30-31; Mark 3:28-30; Luke 7:36-50, 12:8-10; John 8:1-11, 20:21-23

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Sunday, September 26 2021

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Servants of All
Mark 9:38-50
Peace is an active life in pursuit of righteousness- as good works & good examples.

Current Series:
Following Jesus
Developing into fully devoted disciples

Study & Share Insert:
...#1 What do the following add to this gospel story? See Matthew 3:11; 5:13, 12:13, 20:20-28; Mark 10:35-45; Luke 11:23, 14:34-35; Romans 12:16; 1 Corinthians 12:3; Colossians 4:5-6; read surrounding verses for more context.

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Sunday, September 19 2021

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Servants of All
Mark 9:30-37
The disciples are oblivious & arguing about who is the greatest. Jesus says that whoever desires to be the greatest must be a servant of all.

Current Series:
Following Jesus
Developing into fully devoted disciples

Study & Share Insert:
...#1 What do the following add to the story? See Matthew 20:25-28, 23:11; Mark 10:42-45; Luke 1:52, 14:10-11, 18:14, 22:26; don’t forget to check the surrounding verses for more context.

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