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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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Consecrated For Glory

Posted 06-01-2021 at 09:31 PM by Albert Finch


There are doctrines today that allow Christians to sit back and do nothing. They defend this cool, casual leave-it-all-to-God attitude with Bible passages. Such an outlook is entirely foreign to the spirit of the New Testament.
The ultimate purpose of ministry should not be to teach people how to get things from God. The aim of the Christian life is to give and to equip fellow Christians to advance the Kingdom of God.

GOD OF THE BREAKTHROUGH

"Seek the Lord while He may be found, call upon him while He is near." - Isaiah 55:6

The first step to getting out of the box is to fellowship with the God of the breakthrough.The Holy Spirit will charge you with fresh vision and boldness. Choose today to align yourself with God. Choose today to "turn aside into the flame" of God's presence and receive fresh encouragement, fresh vision, fresh energy, and fresh oil.

It's more important to operate at maximum efficiency in the Kingdom than ever before—that is getting up each day and asking Him to help you be aware of the Kingdom-current of activity going on around you—and jumping into Gods PURPOSE for your life.

Ask God for a revelation of your CALLING in Christ. You carry the heart of a lion. You are made fearless in His image. You are created for an extraordinary life. Pray and soak in His plans for you. Open the door to your future.

THE CRUCIAL DAYS AT HAND

God is looking about the entire earth, searching for the upright in heart. To them, God will prove Himself strong and sure (2 Chronicles 16:9).
The Sons of Issachar had an understanding of the time in which they lived, the season at hand, and were well aware of what the people of God should be accomplishing (1 Chronicles 12:32).


WHAT IS THE TIME IN WHICH WE NOW LIVE?

The Scripture declares that the entire earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of God (Habakkuk 2:14).
The Kingdom of God is advancing swiftly and countless multitudes are turning to Christ. 2021 is the time to walk with true goals, aims and divine purposes, not drift about in an endless circle.

Ephesians 5:14-17 -- "Wake up, sleeper, and rise from the dead! And Christ will shine on you. So pay close attention to how you live. Don't live like ignorant men, but like wise men. Make good use of every occasion you get....try to find out what the Lord wants you to do."

No one desires another 40-year trip around the mountain of misguided human efforts! The good news is that we do not need to wander any longer in the wilderness: it is time to access the Kingdom of God. Now is the time to move forward, establishing the King in His Kingdom by operating in the power and authority of God!

These are days of DESTINY, filled with wonder and excitement, as the works of God are being displayed (Psalm 90:16-17). The awe of God is returning to the people of God, filling the hearts of God's people with great expectation (Isaiah 64:1). Expect to behold and participate in great and mighty things accomplished for the advancing of the Kingdom of God (Jeremiah 33:3).

CONCECRATED WITH UNSTOPPABLE AUTHORITY

The Spirit of God is anointing and empowering dedicated, consecrated Believers with unstoppable authority (Luke 10:19). These are ordinary people who do extraordinary exploits for the glory of God (Daniel 11:32b). They have embraced the promise from Christ concerning who they are and what they can accomplish by His Spirit (John 14:12).

As followers of Christ, we are to be bold, brave, and extremely courageous. Scripture declares in the book of Joshua 1:9, "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."

The last phrase contains an overwhelming promise – the abiding Presence of God. Keep this promise in the midst of your heart: "...for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go!" This promise is repeated throughout Scripture and is the foundation of the promise in 1 John 4:4: "Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world."

WE ACCOMPLISH EXPLOITS THROUGH OUR IDENTITY IN CHRIST

This revelation is essential: we must embrace the reality of our identity in Christ and believe that we can accomplish exploits by His Spirit. The Kingdom of God will not be established by mere words, nor by our abilities, but by the Spirit of God (1 Corinthians 4:20). This confidence can only come from factual, experiential union with Christ. By abiding in His manifested presence, we become bold and are able to stand firm; knowing who we are in Christ and who Christ is within us (Proverbs 28:1 and Colossians 2:9-10). God's Word declares that the fullness of the Godhead is in Christ and that we are complete in Him (Colossians 2:9-10).

Rejoice, for you can know for certain that the Kingdom is in you for such a day as this! Be confident: you are born for this day. Do not delay to move forward by faith, walking in victory and taking your place as an overcomer, embracing fully the DESTINY God has planned for you (see Ephesians 5:14-17 above).

AFFIRMATION:

I arise to the occasion and take my place as a victorious overcomer, standing strong and bold in God's CALLING on my life, declaring that the Kingdom of God is swiftly coming to earth!
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