the Stone and the Oak

A journey into bible education with the depth of the of the oak the accountability of the stone

Paul writes to the Ephesians that accepting Christ into their hearts will find them “grounded and rooted in love.” It gave me pause: what kind of soil am I sinking my roots into?

Whatever I choose to immerse myself in— chronic busyness, the act of pleasing others, the search for bodily comfort— will determine what kind of fruit I will bear or whether I will bear any at all.

What does rooting in the soil of God’s love produce?

This is Alexis. Her drink is a peach and mint tea with honey. Just one look at Alexis’s bible— overrun with pink sticky notes and annotations— and it is clear she is in love with the Word. In our lovely time together over our cups of tea, Alexis referenced several parts of the Bible; all …

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