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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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Scripture Of The Day - September 30, 2021

Posted 09-30-2021 at 12:04 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

1 John 3:16 - "We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren."

There is something the Church seriously needs to attain to today. Somehow preaching has seeped in that makes one believe that believers have to get good first before graduating from being a baby Christian. Well, that happy day is never going to come if all they are doing is sitting at home, reading the bible-- trying to please God by improving their...
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Conduits Of Manifestation

Posted 09-29-2021 at 08:07 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

The decisions we make, the places we go, the things we say -- create images in our subconscious. First, we think a thought; then we rehearse it until it begins to formulate an image. Finally, our words speak things into existence and our actions set dynamics into motion. We are to present and display the Kingdom of God that dwells within us, releasing it in powerful demonstrations. We are not called to simply exist, but to be CONDUITS that manifest a flow of God's PRESENCE and POWER onto every circumstance...
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Thought For The Day - September 29, 2021

Posted 09-29-2021 at 11:40 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Take time to be holy. The word holy does not mean goody-goody; it means set apart for sacred use. As you focus your mind and heart on Jesus, you are being transformed; re-created into the one you were designed to be. This process requires blocks of time set aside with the Lover of your soul.

Emotional and physical healing are enhanced by your soaking in the Light of His Presence. You become a cleansed temple of His Holy Spirit, who is able to do in and through you immeasurably more...
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Warring for the kingdom

Posted 09-28-2021 at 10:54 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Luke 11:1 states: "Now Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when He finished, one of His disciples said to Him, 'Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.'"

This is our prayer, "Lord, teach us how to pray." -- we do not want to pray in our old ways, asking and begging. We want to come before Him as His Bride, drawing near to Him in a deep place of intimacy, and just be. When we are near Him, He is able to dwell in us more fully. From this posture...
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Praying The Psalms - September 28, 2021

Posted 09-28-2021 at 09:23 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

I give thanks to the Lord and sing praises to Him and tell of the wonderful things He has done. (Psalm 105:1,2)

I glory in Jesus' holy name as I seek His face and glory in His holy name. (Psalm 105:3,4)

Jesus is the Lord my God as I am complete in Him and the New Covenant He has made with me. (Psalm 105:7,8)

I receive my inheritance in Christ and the anointing that is on my life. (Psalm 105:11,15)

The fire of the Holy Spirit guides me to...
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