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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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Seeking purpose, Hope, And Vision

Posted 12-28-2023 at 08:59 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)


"Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making an appeal through us; we beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God." - 2 Corinthians 5:20


We are His representatives on this earth. Jesus came so we would know what God was like. This we can easily accept. But, Jesus went on to say, "As the Father hath sent Me, even so I send you" (John 20:21). The Father was full of confidence that the Son would fulfill His mission successfully...
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Consumed With Our Battles

Posted 12-28-2023 at 08:24 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Luke 2:44,45 - "But supposing Him to be in the company they went a day's journey, and they sought Him among their kinsfolk and acquaintances; and when they did not find Him, they returned to Jerusalem, seeking Him."

Likewise, many of us have become so consumed with our battles that we fail to notice Jesus is not with us on our journey. Jesus' parents returned to where they had last seen Him; so also must we. To renew us, God is bringing us back to our most...
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December 28, 2023 – Exhortation

Posted 12-28-2023 at 03:51 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Many in the Body of Christ are exhausted and depleted after a long season of battle. Whatever the battle has been, the Lord has provided for you. In faith, receive the giant bottle of Samson water (Judges 15:19) from the Lord. He is supernaturally feeding and strengthening you with His power and might so that you will have unusual endurance and patience to stay in the battle as you continue to bear fruit that remains for His Kingdom through your Christ calling and not give up. What was once difficult...
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