Words are extremely inadequate to express the meaning of the life of anyone, and particularly someone of the stature of Bob Lindsey. As with most, if not all, truly great people, he remained totally unaware of his greatness.
He was one of the humblest men I have ever known. He was quick to brush aside praise, and to turn the conversation to the other person. If you should have chanced to meet Bob, when you parted, he would have known much about you and you would have known very little about him. He had no hidden agenda—he was simply genuinely interested in other people….
Following the death of Robert L. Lindsey on May 31, 1995, Jerusalem Perspective magazine published a memorial issue (October-December 1995, No. 49). Included in that issue were eight tributes to Lindsey written by his colleagues and students, including that of Ken Mullican above.
“How to Know Jesus? Follow Lindsey!” by David Flusser
“Practicing What He Preached” by Halvor Ronning
“Blessed Be the Faithful Judge!” by David Bivin
“The Jesus Who Changes People’s Lives!” by Steven Notley
“To My Teacher, Pastor and Beloved Friend” by Brad Young
“A Doer of His Father’s Will” by Joseph Frankovic
“Jesus at the Center” by Dwight Pryor