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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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Scripture Of The Day - August 29, 2021

Posted 08-29-2021 at 09:06 PM by Albert Finch


Matthew 12: 34,35 - "Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things."

Observation:

The good treasure is the Word. So from the Word of God deposited in my heart through affirmation and meditation, I bring forth good things.

My heart or my spirit is like a bank. Whatever I put into my heart is my deposit. My withdrawals are made with my mouth by my making the proper confession based on the Word that’s in my heart.

The deposits I have made into my heart can be loosed out of my mouth by faith. If what I am speaking is faith in the Word, God will cause good things to be brought forth in my life.

1 Corinthians 11:31 - "But if we judged ourselves rightly, we should not be judged."


This could have been translated as “if we discerned ourselves correctly we would not have to be disciplined.” Or, if we would discipline ourselves, the Lord would not have to do it. That is by far the easier way. If we would fall on the rock and be broken, He would not have to fall on us and crush us into powder.

Luke 20:17,18 - "What is this then that is written, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner? Whosoever shall fall upon that stone shall be broken; but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder. "
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