Category Archives: God

The Fruits of our Roots

Hi everyone. Rob here. One of the joys of a New Zealand summer is the wonderful fruit that comes into season. Cherries, nectarines, apricots, plums and peaches, and all their varieties, will come to us before Christmas. Pears and apples … Continue reading

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A Sure Hope in Uncertain Times

Hi everyone. Rob here. A worship song that’s been resonating with me lately contains these lyrics, Take courage my heart Stay steadfast my soul He’s in the waiting – Kristene DiMarco, Bethel Music (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r49V9QcYheQ) For a number of reasons the … Continue reading

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When God Speaks

Hi everyone. Rob here. Yesterday was a great day. The sun shone. I got out the bike and enjoyed a nice ride down to the river where I walked among beautiful bush and birdsong by the river’s edge. I found … Continue reading

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The Immediacy of God’s Love

Hi everyone. Rob here. Both my kids believe in the power of a good cuddle. Their cuddles come anytime, anywhere (well, almost!) and in any situation. Even if they’re mad at Mum or Dad they still hug it out. An … Continue reading

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Clothing for the Heart

Hi everyone. Rob here. I bought a new suit yesterday. The old one wasn’t actually a suit but a slightly mismatched jacket and pants set that didn’t fit very well. It made me look smart only because I dress so … Continue reading

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Joy and Sacrifice

Hi everyone. Rob here. In John 17 Jesus prays for his disciples and for us who will follow in their footsteps. He prays for divine protection; protection of their faith and their hearts. He then says this to his Father … Continue reading

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Made for Something More

Hi everyone. Rob here. We’ve just had an election here in New Zealand. It was peaceful and for that I’m grateful. However, under our system of proportional representation we have been left with an uncertain outcome. Our government will be … Continue reading

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