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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

February 29, 2024 - Exhortation

Posted 02-28-2024 at 10:45 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

How often have you lost sight of what God said to you because your circumstances felt so LOUD (and scary) in the moment? You become discouraged, derailed, or even give up.

God is reminding you to not get caught up in the swirl of negativity but to instead seek His face, His presence, and His ongoing vision for you. You are prepared and have faith to see Him supernaturally work things out that seem impossible!

When you become overwhelmed and hopeless,...
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Becoming A Burning Bush

Posted 02-28-2024 at 04:38 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Luke 3:16-17 - "John answered and said to them all, "As for me, I baptize you with water; but One is coming who is mightier than I, and I am not fit to untie the thong of His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire."

Now the question is, who will burn in this generation? Who will press and receive a revelation that has the power to affect an entire group of people? The Father wants to empower His people with faith and insight that activates His plans...
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Awakened To The Zeal Of The Lord

Posted 02-28-2024 at 10:07 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Acts 2:2 - "And suddenly a sound came for heaven like the rush of a mightY wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting."

For some of us there have been certain promises of the Lord in our heart, certain things in the area of dreams, visions, and even prophetic words, where we see ourselves ministering in certain aspects of the gifts of the Holy Spirit. A FRESH WIND OF THE SPIRIT is where the Lord will begin to endow those gifts -- we will begin to...
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February 28, 2024 - Exhortation

Posted 02-28-2024 at 12:37 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

There are Believers whose hearts have been numb and unable to feel because of the pain they have experienced. Emotions have been shut down, but His warm, healing oil is being poured out over these places to awaken, revive, and restore.

The Spirit of God is moving to reverse the curse against you that the enemy has attempted to enforce. You will know what it is to flow with the rivers of living water once again. God is throwing open the windows of your heart, and His light...
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