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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

Living In The Glory Of God

Posted 01-10-2024 at 10:36 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"It shall be, in regard to their inheritance, that I am their inheritance. You shall give them no possession in Israel, for I am their possession." - Ezekiel 44:28

The Lord wants to fill us with a holy desperation and a holy violence to lay hold of Him. It's a hunger that will drive us into holy romance with the Lord -- to enthrone Him in every area of our lives -- it's a fresh hunger to come into such intimacy with Jesus that we die to ourselves and come into holy union...
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January 10, 2024 - Exhortation

Posted 01-10-2024 at 10:12 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

You will be called wild and free and bring many to God's purpose for their life. God is calling you as a battle axe, an instrument of war in His hand, that will bring breakthrough and bring deliverance from demonic oppression and the Laodicean (Revelation 3:15) mindset that is presently vexing the church.

Challenge, convict and put a demand on people. Challenge the antichrist spirit in the church.

"He that believeth in me, out of him shall flow rivers of living...
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Displaying God's Love To The Unlovable

Posted 01-10-2024 at 09:58 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Acts 8:12 - "But when they believed the good news about the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ as Philip preached it, they were baptized, both men and women."

A popular belief among Christians is that God wants to use us to help people see their sins and give them the choice of whether or not to receive Jesus. If we look more closely at what the Bible really declares as Jesus' message, we will have a plumb line to see just how off track we have veered with...
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Scripture Of The Day – January 10, 2024

Posted 01-10-2024 at 06:49 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"My Father is working until now, and I Myself am working." (John 5:17)

We work and partner with what he is already doing in Heaven. The father works in heaven, and we work with the Holy Spirit on earth. "So Jesus said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of his own accord, but only what he "sees" the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, that the Son does likewise."

Once we discern our calling in Christ, we...
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