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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

Probing Spiritual Realities

Posted 03-16-2024 at 09:08 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"Prepare for battle! Soldiers at attention! Present arms! Advance! Turn your shovels into swords; turn your hoes into spears. Let the weak one throw out his chest and say, 'I'm tough, I'm a fighter.'" - Joel 3:9-10 The Message Bible

The call to arms to pray has never changed since the prophet Joel wrote these words.to inspire the advancing of His Kingdom in the earth.

It is in prayer that we probe spiritual realities, communicate with God, access the arsenal...
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Sanctioning Our Consciousness

Posted 03-16-2024 at 01:24 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to Me" (John 12:32).

Another way we can look His words is this: "If I be lifted up, magnified and exalted to a place of consciousness in your heart, I will draw all men unto Me."

The convictions you hold about God and yourself in Christ directly determine what you display in life. You must sanction your consciousness to rise upon Christ until He becomes tangibly touchable or real within...
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March 16, 2024 - Exhortation

Posted 03-16-2024 at 10:23 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Because of your faithfulness, a new outpouring of power is coming, like in Acts 4:31, which says, "And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spoke the word of God with boldness."

You will progress forward and nothing will move you! You will no longer be a part of history (as in the past), because you will be on the cutting edge, becoming a history maker and world changer! A fresh...
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Scripture Of The Day - March 16, 2024

Posted 03-16-2024 at 01:25 AM 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, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing."

When we stay fresh in the Spirit of the Lord, we also will grow in our relationship with the Lord. The place of abiding is the place of union we find in John 15:5. The scripture says we will bear fruit for His glory out of our Christ calling and the substance of the supply of His boundless anointing.

As we...
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