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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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Attributes Of The Holy Spirit

Posted 12-09-2023 at 08:25 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

1. Jesus declares Him as the Helper

John 16:7 - "Nevertheless I tell you the truth. It is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you; but if I depart, I will send Him to you."

John 14:26 - "But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you."

2. He will help us to understand...
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Scripture Of The Day - Staring Into The Abyss

Posted 12-09-2023 at 07:44 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"Well-formed love banishes fear. Since fear is crippling, a fearful life -- fear of death, fear of judgement -- is one not yet fully formed in love." -- 1 John 4:18 The Message

Stop staring into that hole of loss, and start abiding in a fresh soaking of His love into your heart as you go throughout the day, to push out the fear and crushing disappointment. Stop waiting for people, movements, or organizations to repent and come to the Light. Stop trying to figure it all out,...
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December 9, 2023 – Exhortation

Posted 12-09-2023 at 11:40 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

The Holy Spirit’s desire is that we live every day in the fullness of the Lord, by seeing above and beyond what we can do to advance God's Kingdom, and that Jesus would receive glory and honor through His great power that works in us and through us.

This is the essence of what Paul writes about in Ephesians 3:20, 21 - "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...
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