Tag Archives: freedom

Obedience and Freedom

Hi everyone. Rob here. The readings in The Revised Common Lectionary on Sunday included an abridged version of the 10 Commandments. I had the privilege of leading the liturgy on Sunday and I made the comment that modern society sees … Continue reading

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Good Question

Hi everyone. Rob here. I’m thinking about a question. Here it is: What is the change I want to see in the world? Before that question I was thinking about another question. What do I want to do with the … Continue reading

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Know Your Bible!

Hi everyone. Rob here. In New Zealand at the moment we’re living with an uneasy freedom. Our success in eliminating community transmission of Covid-19 means that we’re enjoying freedoms that many parts of the world can only dream of. But … Continue reading

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Endless Possibilities

Hi everyone. Rob here. A preacher’s phrase caught my attention the other day; “the endless possibilities in God.” He was talking about God defeating every empire, setting hearts free, transforming lives, defeating death and the power of the Holy Spirit. … Continue reading

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A New Path

Hi everyone. Rob here. In Matthew 6:31-34 Jesus says this: So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ 32 For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father … Continue reading

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No Pressure

Hi everyone. Rob here. A talented pianist called Tokio Myers won this years Britain’s Got Talent. When asked who his hero was he named his music teacher from High School. The teacher had simply done his job, passed on his … Continue reading

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Great Expectations

Hi everyone. Rob here. One of the greatest burdens we bear is the burden of expectation. These expectations are sometimes spoken but are often unspoken and sensed. They are often not even real but perceived. There are the expectations we … Continue reading

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For Today

Hi everyone. Rob here. I often turn to the verse of the day on my Bible app in the early morning to help turn my mind and heart towards God and his kingdom. Yesterdays verse was particularly striking. Here it … Continue reading

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No Longer Condemned

Hi everyone. Rob here. One of the biggest struggles we face in this life is believing what God truly thinks of us. Most people I know, Christians included, find it very easy to sink into self-condemnation, self-pity or self-hatred. At … Continue reading

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Born Again and Again

Hi everyone, Rob here. In John 3 Jesus has a fascinating conversation with the Pharisee, Nicodemus. The conversation begins with Nicodemus flattering Jesus, acknowledging that he’s a teacher who has come from God. Jesus, as usual, doesn’t play along and … Continue reading

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