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Strength in Letting it Go By Dr. Bob Snyder

Find His Strength in Letting Go

Holding on requires letting go. For instance, to pick up my grandson, I must first put down the book that is in my hand. Grasping the things that matter in life requires releasing my grip on the things that don’t matter.

This same concept applies to my journey of faith in Jesus in discerning what to let go of and what to grasp. Courage and humility are required. Fortunately, Jesus provided for me the perfect example of letting go. He could only accomplish His mission by letting go of His glory and embracing His role as a servant.

Who being in the very nature of God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped but made Himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness.  (Philippians 2:6 NIV)

Trying to release my grip on selfish desires is impossible. However,

His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness… (2 Peter 1:3a NIV)

Since God has given us everything we need to release our grip, will you join me this week in letting go, so that we can cling to the only One who will give us everything we need?

Sharing the journey with you.
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Dr. Bob Snyder is the founder of IHS Global, a nonprofit that through partnerships, equips Christian healthcare workers who are already caring for the physical needs of their patients to also care for their spiritual needs.

Bob and his colleague, Tyler Hallman, want to bless as many people as they can with a free electronic copy of their book, Come, Walk with Me.”

At Christian Leadership Alliance, we are helping them do it!

Download your copy here and then  share it with someone you want to encourage and inspire!

 

 

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