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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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January 03, 2024 – Exhortation

Posted 01-03-2024 at 06:52 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

It doesn’t make any difference where you are in your Christian walk—you can always question where you are with respect to God’s power and authority moving through your life.

We can mistakenly think that focusing on our lack and comparing ourselves to others is a posture of humility. Instead of focusing on God's greatness in our lives we are focusing ourselves. We are actually agreeing with the enemy by making our own problems bigger than God's promises.

"Finally,...
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