6 Acres

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SUnday School - 9:30 • Worship - 10:30AM

Why Six Acres?

Many years ago, I lived in a mobile home on six acres of land in a small town in Georgia. On some summer evenings, you could drive by and see me outside pushing my little walk behind mower for hours. This became, for me, an abiding illustration of the challenges of living the Christian life. The struggle with the one true God, the pain and anguish, coupled with joys and victories, are the snapshots of the work of sanctification being done. This blog is about struggling with God, learning this God, and knowing that His work in me (us) is progressing and will one day be completed for His glory alone! I pray this will be an encouragement to all who are engaged in the work of the Christian Life!

The Hope of Hopewell: Honoring God and Loving Your Neighbor

by: Jeff Schrage

07/04/2020

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I had the privilege of preaching at the Historic Hopewell Church at Hueston Woods State Park near Oxford, Ohio. The church that I serve as pastor traces its roots to that historic building, which no longer has a congregation, but is maintained and utilized by various churches providing worship for Hueston Woods visitors. As I prepared for this opportunity, I learned the history of the church and feel it is a forgotten testimony of the church fighting against the evil of...


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The Word of God in the Soul of a Man

by: Jeff Schrage

06/24/2020

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This week as we consider Jonah, we are going to look at a man in despair, literally sinking into the depths. Where does he look to find comfort and rest? Where does he go when confined in the belly of a fish, as he feels his life, both spiritual and physical, fading away? Where does he look for deliverance?

As you read the record of Jonah’s prayer, you see that it is picturesque poetry. He is crying out from the depths and many of his thoughts reflect a knowledg...


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When We Want More

by: Jeff Schrage

04/23/2020

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During the pandemic, I recently watched “Waco,” which follows the story of the Branch Davidians in Texas and the standoff that took place over 51 days. It likely gives some creative license to the director, but I expect that the account reflects the real (but very false) beliefs of David Koresh as shared by the few survivors. He believed that he was a prophet of God and would be the one to open the seals mentioned in the Book of Revelation. He read Scripture and kne...


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