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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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Albert Finch Ministry - Daily Devotional - September 10, 2020

Posted 09-10-2020 at 03:43 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

John 10:10 - "The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly."

He is working deep in your heart, He is working and rewiring your mind as you feast on His truth, and He is strengthening you for what is ahead. He is bringing you further into the abundant life that you have in fulfilling His purpose for your life.

1 Corinthians 2:9 - "But, as it is written, 'What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor
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Albert Finch Ministry - Daily Devotional - August 30, 2020

Posted 08-30-2020 at 01:09 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

James 3:17 - "But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy."

As we speak the tender mercies of the Word over a problem, our faith begins to rise up within us. We then release words of faith and plant seeds of power. These seeds then begin to grow up and become greater than the problems.

They begin to bear fruit -- fruit of deliverance, healing, miracles, love, joy,...
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Thought For The Day - July 9, 2020

Posted 07-09-2020 at 12:16 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Have as little to do with the world as you possibly can. Things of the world have a glutinous quality; if you let the heart lie any while amongst them, it will be enslaved to them. Be more and better acquainted with Jesus Christ; get nearer to Him, be more in communion with Him -- get more tastes of Christ and heaven.

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Good things began to happen to David almost immediately because he started looking at his world through eyes...
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Albert Finch Ministry - Daily Devotional - September 26, 2019

Posted 09-26-2019 at 12:27 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

John 16:14 - “He will glorify Me, for He will take of Mine and will disclose it to you.”

Christ promised that the Holy Spirit would flow as living water from those who believe in Him. The fullness of the Godhead dwelt in Christ in order that the life of the Godhead might dwell in us.

Each new day we must begin with this conviction: Christ and I are one and the Holy Spirit will make this a reality for me. As the branch is in the vine, so we are in Christ and He in us....
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Entering our new season

Posted 07-22-2019 at 09:50 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

In Song of Solomon 2, the Lover (Jesus) is wooing His Beloved to a new place in verse 10, "Rise up, my beloved, my fair one, and come away," he invites.
He then goes on to declare that "the winter is past…the flowers are springing up, and the time of singing birds has come…the fig trees are budding, and the grapevines are in blossom," and then he repeats his invitation for her to arise and come away with him (Song of Solomon 2:13).


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