Posts Tagged ‘Dr. Bob Snyder’

Don’t Look Back By Dr. Bob Snyder

In what direction are you prone to look? Whatever direction you look, is where you are prone to go. Anyone who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is not fit for the Kingdom of God. ~ Luke 9:62, NIV Contemporary farmers with state-of-the-art tractors plow the fields with GPS and sensing devices.…

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It’s Simple, Not Complex By Dr. Bob Snyder

Resist Making It So Complex Sometimes I make following Jesus more complex than necessary.  The Apostle Peter suggested that it involves a proactive positive step and a proactive boundary-setting. “So you must live as God’s obedient children. Don’t slip back into your old ways of living to satisfy your own desires. You didn’t know any…

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Our Letter of Recommendation By Dr. Bob Snyder

What Letter of Recommendation Does Your Life Communicate? Letters of recommendation are powerful tools in advocacy. They serve as a witness to who I am and the work I have done. If written by the right person, a letter of recommendation can be the difference between my acceptance and my rejection. Are we beginning to…

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Physical and Spiritual Fitness By Dr. Bob Snyder

Physical and Spiritual Fitness Strengthens You I enjoy the disciplines of fitness and physical exercise because it fits my “to-do list” mentality. Yet, when I apply this same mentality to my spiritual life I often fall short. For instance, reading through my Bible in a year does not necessarily produce growth. Yielding to the work…

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Discernment or Faultfinding By Dr. Bob Snyder

What’s the difference between discernment and faultfinding? Discernment is the judgment that God encourages as I seek His guidance, whereas faultfinding often finds its roots in my feelings and opinions. This tendency to find fault often arises out of my sense of inadequacy – my need to be right and superior to someone else. When…

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Seeing Christmas Clearly By Dr. Bob Snyder

Are you ready to see Christmas Clearly? There many different ways we can begin to see thing in life, like Christmas, more clearly In elementary school, my teacher scraped the surface of a table onto a slide and placed the slide under the microscope. Creatures and debris invisible to my eye were exposed by the…

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The Connection Between Love and Generosity By Dr. Bob Snyder

And This is Love – Generosity The book of Proverbs says that prosperity is found in generosity, A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed. (Proverbs 11:25 NIV) Jesus said that receiving is best experienced through giving. Give and it will be given unto you. A good measure pressed down, shaken together,…

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Don’t Make it Complex By Dr. Bob Snyder

Why do we make following Jesus complex? Sometimes I make following Jesus more complex than necessary.  The Apostle Peter suggested that it involves a proactive positive step and a proactive boundary-setting. So you must live as God’s obedient children. Don’t slip back into your old ways of living to satisfy your own desires. You didn’t…

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Death and Fruitfulness By Dr. Bob Snyder

The Prerequisite for Fruitfulness God’s desire for me is abundant fruitfulness. He even gave me the prescription for this, Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds. (John 12:24 NIV) Do you mean…

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From Whom Should I Learn? By Dr. Bob Snyder

Are you prepared to learn? What I learn is influenced by where I turn for answers and to whom I listen. The WHO is often as important as the WHAT in learning. My willingness to be open and teachable determines the path of my life journey. Early in my teenage years my mother and father…

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