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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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Embracing A Lifestyle Of Kingdom Advancement

Posted 04-01-2024 at 08:47 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

When we walk in a lifestyle of evangelism and equipping the saints we won't have to think about the "where and how" of sharing the love of Jesus with people – they will naturally find us!

The key to the results you want to see is allowing Kingdom advancement to become who you are instead of simply what you do.

Here are two questions we need to answer as born-again believers:

Do I understand my identity in Christ?
What is God's PURPOSE...
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April 1, 2024 - Exhortation

Posted 04-01-2024 at 12:31 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

You are invited by the Lord to leave your place of comfort and small thinking. You align yourself with the wrong people, the wrong future, and the wrong places because it's comfortable. But it's never comfortable to be courageous and move forward in life.

God is inviting you into a battle of internal transition. He is going after a retreating spirit that is empowered by the fear of pain, confrontation, shame, and the fear of people. Your own will and heart cannot give up now; you...
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