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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
www.thekeys2kingdom.com
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Reaching Into God

Posted 01-19-2022 at 10:31 PM by Albert Finch


We fail to reach into God enough. As Christians, we need to spend more time listening to God than anything else. When we do hear the Lord, creative power and life flow through His words.

Determine in your heart that you want to reach the highest place in God -- learning how to live each day in pure, loving oneness with Him. And once you have set your heart on this upward path, you will have to choose it every day.

DRAWN AND EMPOWERED


The Holy Spirit does not draw us so we can hang up a "Do Not Disturb" sign and sit in our little comfort zone singing love songs to Jesus the rest of our lives. As fellow heirs with Christ, we are to ask, seek, and knock until we come to an understanding of God's purpose for our life so we can effectively advance God's Kingdom and be empowered in ministry to bring others into their DESTINY in Christ Jesus.

Is your spirit longing for a new awakening to the wonderful, satisfying love of God? Do you want to know Him intimately?

"Eternal life is not a length of life, but rather a quality of life. Eternal life is intimacy with the Father & Jesus" - John 17:3


TIME ALONE WITH JESUS


God is asking us to RESTORE the altar of devotion as an inward response to His glory. The outward manifestation of such devotion will be fruit that will last for all eternity.

The most profound experiences we have, take place in the inner sanctum of our hearts, where the Lord creates moments of holy intimacy with us in which we are forever changed.

Jesus longs to hold each one of us in a personal face-to-face encounter. When we behold His face, we are enabled and motivated to become His hands reaching out to a hurting world. The birthing of multitudes is born out of the secret place. The secret place of Christ, the Bridegroom King, is where His inner gaze captivates our hearts as His love flows into our heart so we can go and heal the world spiritually and physically, bearing fruit that remains for His Kingdom.

Time alone with Jesus enables us to surrender in adoration to God's will. Coming aware of our Christ identity and understanding our right standing with God is a precursor to a lifetime of walking in the Spirit so we can partake of the revelation of the living DESTINY He has prepared for us on earth and seeing His power manifest in our lives.
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