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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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Seeking Communion - May 22, 2021

Posted 05-22-2021 at 09:55 AM by Albert Finch

"Jesus said, '...You will see greater things than that.' He then added, 'Very truly I tell you, you will see "Heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending on" the Son of Man.'" (John 1:50-51 NIV)

Ask the Lord to open your eyes to see greater things, to open the heavens and install Jacobs' Ladder (open Heaven) over you.

Just as there was a literal shaking and wind at the original Pentecost, so the Lord is bringing you a fresh, new wave of Holy Spirit power that will lead the way to a new apprehension of His glory.

"'The glory of this present house will be greater than the glory of the former house,' says the Lord Almighty. 'And in this place I will grant peace,' declares the Lord Almighty." (Haggai 2:9 NIV)

The scrolls and books of your tears and suffering are being reconciled. The Lord has not forgotten you. Every moment of your suffering, pain, and tears have been recorded.

There is a mass exodus out of the wilderness and the dark night of the soul. The Lord is breaking the spirit of depression.
"Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy." (Psalm 126:5 NIV)

"You have turned my mourning into joyful dancing. You have taken away my clothes of mourning and clothed me with joy, that I might sing praises to You and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give You thanks forever!" (Psalm 30:11-12 NLT)

There is power here to break off isolation and feeling alone or forgotten. Joy is returning to the house! You might need to take it by force and do things opposite to the attack coming against you. Get up and dance, go for walks, and laugh. Making small changes will bring big results in this area.


"...Now here I am, alive and well, fully restored." (Psalm 30:3 TPT)

The Lord is saying, "You have made it through the testing and preparation for what is just ahead."

Ask the Lord to bring you revelation and an understanding of His purpose for your life!

Stand up right now and proclaim, "I am alive and well and fully restored!"
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