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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

Seeking Communion - September 26, 2021

Posted 09-25-2021 at 11:31 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"Long before He laid down earth's foundations, He had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of His love, to be made whole and holy by His love. - Ephesians 1:4 The Message

Today He is calling you unto Himself. He is overshadowing you with His Presence; and you will come into a new understanding and a revelation of the power of His Spirit that is within you. For it grieves His Spirit when you walk below your CALLING, and it brings pleasantry into His camp when you walk into...
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Praying The Psalms - September 25, 2021

Posted 09-25-2021 at 03:32 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

My soul blesses the Holy Name of the Lord and forgets none of His benefits. (Psalm 103:1,2)

He pardons all of my sins, heals all my diseases, and redeems my life from the pit. (Psalm 103:3,4)

He crowns me with lovingkindness and compassion and satisfies my years with grace and favor so that my youth is renewed like the eagle. (Psalm 103:4,5)

As high as the heavens are above the earth, as far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed my sins...
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Learning Obedience

Posted 09-25-2021 at 12:05 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"...Because His heart was focused on the joy of knowing that you would be His, He endured the agony of the Cross and conquered its humiliation..." (Hebrews 12:2 TPT)

Before Christ endured His final wrestling match on the Cross, He learned obedience through the things He suffered. He grew His spiritual muscles by resisting a barrage of weighty temptations, including forty grueling days in the wilderness. With God's Word as a double-edged sword in His mouth, Jesus dispelled...
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