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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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April 16, 2024 - Exhortation

Posted 04-16-2024 at 07:00 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"He made him ride on the heights of the land and fed him with the fruit of the fields. He nourished him with honey from the rock, and with oil from the flinty crag." (Deuteronomy 32:13)


Where the sting of hope deferred, heartbreak, and devastation has struck your life, He is now striking the rock on your behalf. From the rock will flow honey as a healing balm, to restore and repair the ruin caused from the pain and trauma of the onslaught of enemy attack. He will...
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Redefining The Church

Posted 04-16-2024 at 01:18 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to His great mercy, He has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead." - 1 Peter 1:3

The Lord is redefining His Church and calling them out of a place of stagnancy and redundancy into a place of passion.

Have you ever felt as if you were running around in circles, going through churchy motions but getting nowhere? When we lose sight...
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