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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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Becoming Fruitful

Posted 01-18-2024 at 10:14 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

John 15:5, “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.”

The Lord Jesus gives us this divine union by the Spirit so that we can bear fruit that remains for His Kingdom. All the vine has is made available to the branches -- to give us what we need to be fruitful. The perpetual flow of the Holy Spirit provides for us on a constant, daily basis.

As we grow, through revelation, in our understanding...
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January 18, 2024 - Exhortation

Posted 01-18-2024 at 05:12 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

God is a living, breathing, moving God who is always calling you forward to join Him according to His seasons and timing. "Shall you not know it?" You must put your thinking, faith, and expectation in position to see now and walk in the new that is springing forth in God's purpose for your life. It is time for your Christ identity to become a Kingdom-quickening reality.

SEE with the new eyes HE has given you in this season;

SEE the enlargement.
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