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Going to church, reading the bible, listening to Christian music will not advance your spiritual life. These activities may give you more understanding but until you are ready to lay down your life and take up your cross this leads nowhere.

What I am talking about is the sacrifice of self to advance the cause of Jesus Christ in the world. There is a destiny that God had for each of us that only we can personally discover. We can discover it only by detaching from the world and making ourselves available for the Holy Spirit. By detaching from the world--now you have time--the commodity that most Christians are not willing to give.

Jesus said, "Self-help is not help at all. Self-sacrifice is the way, to finding yourself, your true self. (Matthew 16:25)

"God has planted eternity in the human heart." (Ecclesiastes 3:11)

"Anyone who lets himself be distracted from the work I plan for him is not fit for the Kingdom of God." (Luke 9:62)

"The most important thing is that I complete my mission, the work that the Lord Jesus gave me." (Acts 20:24)

"We have been sent to speak for Christ." (2 Corinthians 5:20)

"We are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus, to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do." (Ephesians 2:10)

Albert Finch

Seeking Communion - May 6, 2019

Posted 05-05-2019 at 09:10 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

John 8:36 - "If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed."

Loose yourself from all entanglements, soul ties, dead works, wrong relationships, wrong mindsets. Break free from everything that hinders the work of His Spirit in your lives. No weights, no cords, no bindings, no tubes connected or having an access point into your lives.

Be free from all false expectations, man's expectations, religious expectations; every expectation that does...
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Learning To See Differently

Posted 05-04-2019 at 08:39 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Jesus said to Nathanael, "You will see greater things than these...I say to you, you will see the heavens opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man. - John 1: 50,51.

Most Christians see the heavens closed. Few see with open vision either into the heavenly realms or into their own hearts.

Romans 14:17 - "For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit."
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Daily Word - May 3, 2019

Posted 05-03-2019 at 08:05 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Romans 8:33 -- "Who shall bring a charge against God's elect? It is God who justifies."

Mark 15:3 -- "And the chief priest accused Him of many things, but He answered nothing."

Why didn't Jesus defend Himself?

The reason: to remain under His Father's judgment and thus His protection.

When we refuse to defend ourselves we are hidden under the hand of God's grace and judgment. There is no safer place....
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Ten Power Exhortations - May 3, 2019

Posted 05-02-2019 at 08:58 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

The Eight Ways the Blood of Jesus Avails for Us:

1. Forgiveness. I have been forgiven through the Blood of Jesus. Hebrews 9:22, "All things are cleansed with the Blood and without the shedding of Blood there can be no forgiveness."

2. Cleansing. The Blood of Jesus has cleansed me from all sin. I John 1:7, "But if we walk in the light as He Himself is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the Blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all...
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Praying The Psalms - 6

Posted 05-01-2019 at 05:14 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

You, Jesus, are my strong shield, and I trust you completely. You have helped me, and I will celebrate and thank you in song and praise. (Psalm 28:7)

As His anointed, the Lord is my strength and saving defender. (Psalm 28:8)

I am your inheritance, Lord Jesus, Shepherd me and lift me up forever! (Psalm 28:9)

I honor the Lord for the glory of His name and worship Him in the splendor of His holiness. (Psalm 29:2)

The God of glory thunders....
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