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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

Supercharging Our Heavenly Focus

Posted 11-20-2021 at 10:34 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

With the almost non-stop flow of information that is coming at us these days, it is more important than ever that we be intentional about what we focus on. Amidst this swirl of 24-hour-a-day input it can be a battle to keep our eyes and hearts focused in faith on the good news of who our God is, our identity in Christ, and understanding our authority and our calling to advance His Kingdom in the earth.

In Matthew 16:13-19 Jesus and the disciples are discussing some of the many things...
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Praying The Psalms – November 20, 2021

Posted 11-20-2021 at 03:58 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

In you, O Lord, I take refuge; into your hand I commit my spirit, God of truth. (Psalm31:1,8)

You bring me out of the hidden snare, for You O Lord, art my defender; I rejoice and am glad in Your lovingkindness. (Psalm 31:4,7)

For your namesake, you will lead me and guild me, for you are my stronghold. (Psalm 31:3,4)

I confide in you, O LORD: I say, You are my God; may your face shine on your servant. (Psalm 31:14,16)

You are my hiding...
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Conduits Of God's Presence And Power

Posted 11-20-2021 at 01:25 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

2 Chronicles 16:9 - "For the eyes of the Lord run to and from throughout the whole earth, to show himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward Him."

The eyes of the Lord are searching for those whose hearts are completely His. When God catches our attention and we focus upon Him, He will show Himself strong on our behalf.

God did not create us just to maintain status quo, but to regulate earthly matters in time through His power. If...
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