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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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Thought for The Day - July 29, 2021

Posted 07-29-2021 at 11:29 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Go to your meditations of Heaven, and keep there a while. The children of that Kingdom above, have no taste for trifles, and especially when they are employed in the affairs of the Kingdom. No more will a soul that is taking a survey of Heaven and heavenly things, fix his eyes on such poor things below. (Philippians 3:8)

MEDITATION:

"Feed My Sheep." - John 21:17

If I love my Lord I have to FEED HIS SHEEP. There...
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Spiritual Victory Behind Enemy Lines

Posted 07-29-2021 at 01:42 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Ephesians 6:12 -- "For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places."

The reality is that we're in battle. We're being prevailed against. Some of us are "losing" in the fight against sin and sickness, disease and death. Some of us are losing the battle for our kids to know Jesus. Some of us are battling...
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