Tag Archives: humility

Diving Into A New Decade

Hi everyone. Rob here. In less than 3 weeks I turn 50. When I started this blog I was about to turn 40 and excited about a decade mining the riches of the life of the heart I had discovered. … Continue reading

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A Profound Humility

Seasons greetings everyone. Rob here. This Christmas let’s not pretend that all is well in the world. Let’s not pretend that we don’t have our own sufferings to contend with. Let’s not pretend that we have all the answers about … Continue reading

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When We Don’t Have The Answers

Hi everyone. Rob here. I have been reading the first few chapters of Jeremiah. Jeremiah was given the call to be a prophet, a spokesperson for God, as a very young man, probably mid to late teens. Josiah, a good … Continue reading

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Evil vs Humility

Kia Ora everyone. Rob here. Soon after the creation narrative of Genesis 1-2, and the story of the Fall in Genesis 3, Genesis 4-6 tells the story of how quickly the world became permeated with evil. Cain kills Abel, Lamech … Continue reading

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Boundaries for the Heart

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week we looked at the humility of God. I quoted from Philippians 2:7 where it says of Christ, rather, he made himself nothing… This doesn’t mean that he made himself a non-person or thought of … Continue reading

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Our God is a Humble God

Hi everyone. Rob here. We’re told in Numbers 12:3 that Moses was a very humble man, more humble than anyone else on the face of the earth. No doubt Moses would have been very embarrassed by this description! What Scripture … Continue reading

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Signs of Life

Hi everyone. Rob here. It’s late winter. Most of the trees are still bare. The air still has a chill to it. The rain has kept coming down. It’s a great relief to see the sun this week! But the signs … Continue reading

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Beyond Assumptions

Hi everyone. Rob here. A couple of times I have lived in the less desirable parts of my city. These areas have the reputation of being poor, high in crime, drugs and gang culture. The reality was quite different. Yes, families there were poorer … Continue reading

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Subversive

Hi everyone. Rob here. Yesterday I saw the movie Silence. It is set in a time of intense persecution against Christians in 17th century Japan. As we know Christians are still persecuted against today. In fact, all over the world religions and … Continue reading

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Invited not Needed

Hi, Rob here, The family and I have just had 2 nights in Christchurch visiting mum and catching up with other family members. It was good but it meant another Sunday away from church on top of the many days … Continue reading

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