Sermons by Rev. Jason Piteo

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Associate Pastor

Magnify the Lord

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Sermon Text: Luke 1:46-56 Sermon Outline: Savoring the Story Confronting the Cornerstone Fruit of Faithfulness   Reflection Questions: What is the refrain of your life? If someone were describing you, what would they say you’re all about? How are you plagued by the sin of pride? What does it look like for you to exercise […]

Can I Be Certain?

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Sermon Text: Luke 1:1-4 Outline: Is Scripture reliable? Is Luke reliable? Is Jesus reliable? Reflection Questions: How have you, in effect, created your own Bible, selectively choosing what you want it to say? Which part of Jesus’ story is most compelling to you? About what part of Jesus’ life do you wish you knew more? […]

Lord, Cure My Legalism!

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Sermon Text: Titus 1:10-16 Outline: The Cretan Problem What Is Legalism? Self-righteousness Self-loathing The Cure Reflection Questions: Are you willing to do the hard work of self-examining your heart even though you won’t get any credit for it whatsoever? How have you poisoned yourself by playing the comparison game with others, whether you think yourself […]

Wield the Word

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Sermon Text: 2 Timothy 4:1-8 Outline: Preach the Word (vv.1-5) Keep the Faith (vv.6-8) Reflection Questions: How is the Word of God stirring you out of complacency and into action? What is your role in the mission of God? How has he situated and deployed you in his kingdom-building business? What makes you keenly aware […]

The Joy of Serving God

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Sermon Text: 2 Timothy 1 Outline: Fanning the Flame of Faith Sharing in Suffering as a Servant Security Subdues Shame Reflection Questions: Who do you know that has such a great faith that it brings you joy? What about them might you imitate? How do you “fan the flame” of your faith in Jesus? Why […]

Family Matters

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Sermon Text: 1 Timothy 5 Outline: Relationships Responsibilities Reflection Questions: Look around at your church family (or think about them) for a moment. Who is in need of encouragement? Consider sharing with them what the Lord has put in your heart. How have you treated a brother or sister in Christ as a rival or […]

Spiritual Exercise

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Sermon Text: 1 Timothy 4 Outline: Exercise in Discernment Exercise in Godliness Exercise in Maturity Reflection Questions: How has God’s story gotten into you? Have you considered reading the Bible with the expressed purpose of entering into His story? To what extent do you toil/strive for godliness? What goals will you set in this regard? […]

The Hope of Glory

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Sermon Text: Deuteronomy 34 Outline: The Hope of Glory The Frailties of Humanity A Leader’s Legacy Reflection Questions: As we get bogged down with the day-to-day demands of life, we often lose sight of the big picture of our part in God’s story. Consider for a moment where you’ve come from and where you’re headed. […]

Renewal

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Sermon Text: Deuteronomy 29 Outline: Renewed by Remembering Renewed by Rallying Renewed by Repenting Reflection Questions: Which of God’s promises speak loudest to you? What is it about that particular promise that speaks to you? In what area of your life do you need to be more vigilant? Who will you ask to help? In […]

Curses

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Sermon Text: Deuteronomy 28:15-68 Outline: Extent Purpose Bearer Reflection Questions: Which of the curses in this passage is the scariest to you? What is your reaction to the Lord warning you about it? To what degree do you “fear the Lord”? In your opinion, what is the proper balance between careful obedience and continual repentance […]