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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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Lifting our vision up

Posted 08-29-2021 at 11:24 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the Church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever." - Ephesians 3:20-21

Our very best days are right before us, not behind us!

Consider the Message Bible's version of this Scripture:

"God can do anything, you know—far more than you could ever imagine or guess or request in your...
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Scripture Of The Day - August 29, 2021

Posted 08-29-2021 at 08:06 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Matthew 12: 34,35 - "Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things."

Observation:

The good treasure is the Word. So from the Word of God deposited in my heart through affirmation and meditation, I bring forth good things.

My heart or my spirit is like a bank. Whatever I put into my heart is my deposit. My withdrawals are...
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