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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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Experiencing The Good Land

Posted 01-13-2024 at 10:39 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: not of works, lest any man should boast." - Ephesians 2:8-9

Once we have received this "gift" of eternal life through the Blood of Jesus and the regeneration of the Holy Spirit, we will begin to face choices that affect our rate of spiritual growth, as well as our position in the eternal ages before us.

And He said to them all, "If any man will [willingly...
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January 13, 2024 - Exhortation

Posted 01-13-2024 at 02:20 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

To feel unworthy is self-centeredness (the root of self-righteousness). We are still only looking to ourselves instead of to Jesus.

Shake yourself and break out of the religious matrix of dullness. Stir what God has put inside of you. Every Believer has been given of His Spirit and has limitless potential for God's Kingdom. Don't look for your help from man, look to God. The eyes of the Lord are searching throughout the earth for those who are seeking His face!

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