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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
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The Wine-Cellars Of His Love

Posted 04-30-2021 at 10:31 PM by Albert Finch

Song of Solomon 2:4 - "He brought me into the wine-cellars and set love in order within me." -- You come from your delightful fellowship with the King (Jesus) intoxicated with love -- for you have tasted of the finest wine. The King has brought you into His wine-cellars where you will drink deeply of Him.

The more we are swallowed up by His love, the more His light would come to the surface and shine -- the more we become "one" with Him.

God calls Himself Light and Love -- let all things disappear in the shadow of Him.

Song of Solomon 1:2 - "Let Him kiss me with the kisses of His mouth: for thy love is better than wine." -- The "kiss" is the union of God's Spirit to our spirit. When a person is first converted, he is united to God but he has not yet come to experience Him deeply. There is a deep and abiding union with Christ that we can come to know.

Song of Solomon 2:5,6 - "Sustain me with flowers, refresh me with apples; for I am lovesick. His left hand is under my head, and his right hand shall embrace me." -- As soon as the bridegroom (Jesus) sets His love within you, He then blesses you with fellowship deep within your spirit. You are able to bear more and move of God's presence without growing faint -- confirmed in love, you live in God.

The reflection of His love personified in the earth through ones who have experienced Him. Even let it be love that casts out all fear and heals all diseases moving in and through us.

John 3:3 - "Jesus answered him (Nicodemus), "I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, that unless a person is born again (anew, from above), he cannot ever see (know, be acquainted with, and experience) the Kingdom of God."

As the sons of God emerge in the power of unadulterated love moving across the earth to truly bring the Kingdom of God and Heaven to the earth, we will begin to hear and even see creation altering its sound -- this earth and Heaven will be replaced by a new Heaven and earth as the way is made for perfect love to take up residence once again as referenced in Revelation 21:1 - "Now I saw a new Heaven and a new earth, for the first Heaven and the first earth had passed away......"

Romans 13:11-14 - "And do this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed. The night is far spent, the day is at hand. Therefore let us cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light. Let us walk properly, as in the day, not in revelry and drunkenness, not in lewdness and lust, not in strife and envy. But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to fulfill its lusts."

One of the ways God is turning evil into good in our lives is the stripping away of all that keeps us distracted. We are being forced to see what is important and, in the process, we choose to allow love to rise to the top. We choose whether or not we behold with "eyes that see the goodness of our God in the land of the living," even in the hardship that may very well be coming our way.

Song of Solomon 1:4 - "Draw me (The Believer)! We (The Church) will run after you (Jesus)! The king (Jesus) brings me into his apartments! We will be glad and rejoice in you! We will recall your love, more fragrant than wine. The upright love you." -- Now His bride is filled with unspeakable joy for she knows that she is found in Him (Jesus). She prefers the Bridegroom (Jesus) over everything else. Here is the height of her joy and pleasure.

Oh! That we would see Jesus at work in and through us in 2021. The power of love made manifest in the healing of hearts and diseases. The resonance of love in and through us that results in demons recognizing the authority of the sound of love in our voice, causing them to flee. Could it be that they will know we are Christians by our love?
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