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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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Right Standing With God - 5 (0f 8)

Posted 02-05-2024 at 03:05 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

When will I be operating at the maximum of my potential as the righteousness of God in Christ?
Answer: When I realize that God has made me a king and a priest unto Him. When I realize He has given me the Kingdom, the power, and the authority to operate as His under-ruler in the earth. Since we are reborn in Christ there is nothing in Jesus’ ministry that we do not have the power and authority to do.


"He loves us and has washed away our sins with his blood and made...
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Staying Awake With Jesus

Posted 02-05-2024 at 08:42 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"And He cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, "What, could ye not watch with Me one hour? Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak." - Matthew 26:40-41

Can you imagine Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane where all He wanted was someone to pray, stay awake with Him for one hour? Did you know that He is still looking for those people today? Are you willing to hang with Jesus...
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February 5, 2024 - Exhortation

Posted 02-05-2024 at 12:47 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Maybe you feel like your dreams have died, your hopes have died, and your prospects have died. We live in a dramatic world where you may face great hindrances with excessive drama -- God has drama for you -- divine drama. God has a perfect track record, and His resume for doing special things during dark seasons is flawless.

Paul instructed us to walk purposefully toward one true goal (the CHRIST CALLING He has put in our spirit) (Philippians 3:12-16). This is not a time to wander...
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