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  • Stephen Schwartz

    Contributing sermons since Dec 12, 2001
Stephen's church

Big Rapids Free Methodist Church
Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
231-796-6505

About Stephen
  • Education: B.S. Math/Physics Assc. Architecture Engineering
  • Experience: 20+ years as a Senior Design Engineer
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I wish I could give them something life changing.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: John Maxwell on being a people person.
  • One of my favorite illustrations: Peter walking on water and then starting to sink.
  • Family: Wife: Christine Daughter: Whitney
  • What my parents think of my sermons: They are some of my best promoters.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She is my best promoter, critic and advise counselor.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Be humble and ask for foregiveness from who ever you have conflict with, especially if your right.
  • Books that have had an impact: The Message by Eugene Peterson.
  • Hobbies: Sports anything
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: The most important part of any ministry is prayer. Pray often!
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: I said one Sunday that everyone should go to the alter and pray towards the end of a sermon. Then I added even the pastor, too which one lady spoke out a loud "Amen". What could I say?
  • What I want on my tombstone: Well done my good and faithful servant.
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  • Principles Of Prayer

    Contributed on Oct 21, 2002
    based on 101 ratings
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    When speaking in regards to prayer, do you know of anything more valuable to a Christian than that of prayer?

    Outline: Principles Of Prayer Luke 18:1 Text: “Jesus told them a story showing that it was necessary for them to pray consistently and never quit.” When speaking in regards to prayer, do you know of anything more valuable to a Christian than that of prayer? Prayer is more valuable than the ...read more

  • God's Final Words

    Contributed on Aug 22, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
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    What does Malachi have to say to our generation?

    Prophecy To Our Age God’s Final Words Introduction: Malachi 4 The prophecy of Malachi, hence; ends with a curse. After this prophetic message from God, there is no direct message to the people for over four hundred years. With the close of the Old Testament what is found within the text of ...read more

  • The Remnant

    Contributed on Aug 22, 2002
    based on 77 ratings
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    What does Malachi have to say to our generation?

    Prophecy To Our Age The Remnant I. God has always called a people to be his witnesses to the truth who would obediently serve as his messengers to a lost world. A. God doesn’t call the biggest or the best; He doesn’t call the richest or those with the most finesse; he calls those who are ...read more

  • The Fathers Attitude

    Contributed on Jul 26, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,501 views

    Part 3 of the series in the Book of Malachi.

    Prophecy To Our Age The Fathers Attitude Introduction: (Chapter1:1-2) Malachi was sent to the people with God’s all consuming power; the love of God. This is God’s burden for his people of every age, he addresses the condition of the people’s hearts from the love he has for them. In ...read more

  • God's Complaints Against His People

    Contributed on Jul 15, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
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    Part two of Prophecy To Our Present Age

    Prophecy To Our Age God’s complaints against His people Introduction: God, through the voice of his messenger Malachi, voices seven complaints against the people of Israel. Let’s summarize the complaints: Profanity, Sacrilege, Greed, Weariness of Service, Treason against Heaven, Theft and ...read more

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