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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

Spiritual Goals In The Realm Of God's Spirit

Posted 12-27-2023 at 09:33 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

“Therefore, be careful how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise, making the most of your time, because the days are evil.” – Ephesians 5:15,16

The Holy Spirit desires you to live daily in the fullness of the Lord so that Jesus will receive glory and honor through His great power working in and through you. Jesus said to the Father, “As You sent Me, Father, send them!” (John 20:21). God will empower you, just as He did Jesus, to walk out the fullness of your Christ calling...
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The Seven-fold Promise In The Abrahamic Covenant

Posted 12-27-2023 at 09:05 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"You shall be the father of many nations": This speaks of "FATHERING" (discipling) other believers in their spiritual walk.

"Your name shall be Abraham": This speaks of greatly ENLARGED VISION. By changing Abram's name which meant "high, exalted father" to Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude", God greatly enlarged his vision.

"I will make you exceedingly fruitful": This speaks of ABUNDANCE. Fruitfulness...
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Testing Our Love For Others

Posted 12-27-2023 at 08:49 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

As the Lord taught in the Parable of the Sower, many will depart when testing comes.

Many depart from Church, and many are now even departing from pursuing their CALLING in Christ when the tests come. This is because that many Believers have never come to understand their Christ identity.

1 Peter 1:7 AMP - "So that the genuinenes of your faith may be tested, your faith which is infinitely more precious than the perishable gold which is tested and purified by fire....."...
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Spiritual Sound

Posted 12-27-2023 at 07:30 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

John 3:8 - "The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear the sound of it, but cannot tell where it comes from and where it goes. So is everyone who is born of the Spirit."

The wind is known by its sound, and by its effect. Whenever the Spirit moves there is a spiritual sound coming from the spirit realm.

Spiritual sound is not random indefinite noise. It is a sound which speaks and reveals knowledge to those with ears to hear.
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December 27, 2023 - Exhortation

Posted 12-27-2023 at 08:25 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"Arise, shine; for your light has come, And the glory of the LORD has risen upon you." - Isaiah 60:1

The new wineskin has come and God is raising up the builders for it. They will be the ones who will simply set the table, and God's glory will pour out.

"Arise and Shine." He says to you, "What is your mountain? Where do you have to go to shine to be seen? What do you have to do? For there is a mobilization He is calling you to that is far greater...
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