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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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Taking The Limitations Off

Posted 01-14-2024 at 11:56 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

According to 1 John 3:8, Jesus had a purpose. His purpose was to "...destroy the works of the devil."

The word purpose in Greek is the word "tupos" (pronounced too-pos) and it means "model or imitation." When He was destroying the works of the devil, He became a model for us to imitate.

When we are carrying out our calling in Christ, we are imitating God. In fact, this is one of the ways that we are able to give Him glory – by imitating...
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January 14, 2024 - Exhortation

Posted 01-14-2024 at 03:57 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

“Silver or gold I do not have, but what I have I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ.” – Acts 3:6

His presence is in your midst; keep your eyes on Him. He is outside of time. He brings resources into time for His Kingdom to be established through your Christ calling and your needs to be met as you go about His business. Look to His Word and overcome negative mindsets and worldly narratives – the spirit of lack, doubt, and unbelief.

The ascended life – living from...
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Seeking Communion - January 14, 2024

Posted 01-14-2024 at 11:14 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

The "Giants of Intimidation" have risen before many of the people of God -- representing circumstances from waiting for the breakthrough, to pressing issues, to demonic attacks, to accusations, to hopelessness.

The common denominator of these giants, whether the circumstances before the people of God are hard, discouraging and trying, or the breakthrough has begun and the change seems overwhelming – the purpose of these giants arising is to bring intimidation and to stop...
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Daily Praise – January 14, 2024

Posted 01-14-2024 at 09:56 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Jeremiah 29:11 ‘For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.

GOD HAS PLANS FOR ME THAT I NEED TO ACCESS.

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

Romans 13:11-12 Do this, knowing the time, that it is already the hour for you to awaken from sleep;

For now £salvation is nearer to us than when...
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