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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

Righteous Because Of The Blood

Posted 07-17-2021 at 10:54 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

We will never be righteous due to anything we do for God. Only the righteousness of Jesus Christ which covers us makes us righteous. This is why in Galatians 3:1, Paul addressed those in the Church concerning this issue. Paul was concerned that they seemed to have tossed aside the finished work of Christ and were back into the old belief system that involved the Law and performance. If they were truly doing this, and obviously Paul thought they were, then they were negating what occurred on the...
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Meditations On Jesus – July 17, 2021

Posted 07-17-2021 at 12:54 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

He is qualified to open the Book, and He is the expression of the Heart of the Father.

He is the Holder of the Keys; He is the amen; and He is the final word.

His love has no limits; His grace has no measure; His power has no boundaries known unto men; out of His infinite riches, He gives and gives and gives again.

He is our nearest Kinsman and is qualified to redeem me.

He is THE WORD MADE FLESH and the Honey in the rock (Psalm 81:16).
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Seeking Communion – July 17, 2021

Posted 07-17-2021 at 12:59 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Awake and arise, for you have slumbered long enough in 2021 on the bed of disappointment, rejection, pain, and abandonment.

He will cause you to want to live, to declare the glory of the Lord your God in the land of the living.

Cast aside everything that holds you back, whether it is a broken dream, a broken vision, a broken promise. He has seen the tears, the pain, and the confusion, but He promises you in His Word that He makes a way where there seems to be no way....
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