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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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Through His Spirit In The Inner Man

Posted 11-30-2021 at 11:03 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"For this reason, I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in Heaven and earth is named, that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened [kratos] with might [dunamis] through His Spirit in the inner man, that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height-to know the love of Christ...
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Thought For The Day – November 30, 2021

Posted 11-30-2021 at 11:07 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Jesus is your best friend as well as your King. Living in HIs presence means living in two realms simultaneously: the visible world and the unseen, eternal reality.
You confess daily of your consciousness of Him while walking along precarious earthbound paths. Together, with Jesus, you will face whatever each day brings: pleasures, hardships, adventures, disappointments. "I can bring beauty out of the ashes" - Isaiah 61:3

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