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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

Finding Soul Satisfaction

Posted 08-27-2021 at 11:35 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness, and my mouth shall praise You with joyful lips. When I remember You on my bed, I meditate on You in the night watches. Because You have been my help, therefore in the shadow of Your wings I will rejoice." Psalm 63:5-7

In this classic Psalm, David teaches us a method to calm the screaming soul and find satisfaction even in the most critical circumstances.

What is the method? -- Meditation.
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Praying The Psalms – August 29, 2021

Posted 08-27-2021 at 11:02 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

I give thanks to you, O God, for Your name is near. I will declare it forever and sing praises for the blood of Jesus. (Psalm 75:1,9)

My horn will be lifted up as I am the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus. (Psalm 75:10)

As a faithful steward of God's grace, I bring whatever gift I have received to serve others to the honor and praise of God. (Psalm 76:11)

In my day of trouble I will seek the Lord. My voice rises to God, and I will cry aloud; my voice...
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Confirming Our Identity In Christ

Posted 08-27-2021 at 12:13 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Jesus instructed His disciples to pray..."Your Kingdom comes, Your will be done on earth as it is in Heaven" (see Matthew 6:10, Luke 11:2). As we pray as Jesus instructs, we are actually praying for Heaven to touch earth.

When Jesus came He brought His world to ours! He demonstrated the Kingdom of God on earth. His example of demonstrating God's goodness through signs, wonders, miracles, and powerful demonstrations was meant to be teaching tools for us to do the same on...
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