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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 - September 3, 2021

Posted 09-03-2021 at 01:17 AM by Albert Finch

When things are going a different direction, we have to know that our identity is -- to fellowship with the Living God.

We were created to fellowship with Him; and that is to be so intimate, that wherever we are, we feel His breath, His hand, His pleasure. We feel the brush of angels' wings. We're so aware of Him that that's why we go some places, and that's why we don't go other places, because we're aware that He would not be comfortable there, and it would not bring Him pleasure.

Every day you face hundreds of choices – choice, after choice, after choice. And with each choice, just as with each step, it could draw you closer to Jesus, or away from Him. For the enemy would come and sow seeds of doubt, unbelief. He would put work, after work, after work – of failure, of discouragement, of disappointment – to where you begin to say, 'Where are You?'"

He would say back to you, 'Where are you?' Is that not what He said to Adam and Eve? -- 'Where are you?'

Where are you with Him this night? Are you so close that He needs only to whisper, and you feel His breath, and know exactly what He is sending you to do, and the message He will send you to carry?

Learn to acknowledge His presence in every hour of the day, until you become so aware that you too cannot escape His presence, just like David. Because if you too were locked in the pits of Hell, He would come and get you, for you are His property.


You were created by a Creator who wanted you. Perhaps the circumstances of your birth were not the highest on this earth, but in heaven there was dancing. Part of God's family had come to the earth, made in the image of God, for fellowship, for identity.

Know that you were created for a purpose. And after you know that purpose, then begin to pray. Seek His face for strategy, for what you were placed on the earth for. And know that you too must come to the point in your life that man cannot persuade you to take a left, or a right, to stop, or to run.

But you too will have a song in your heart, and that song will be the same song that Jesus sang: 'I must be about My Father's business. I only do what the Father shows Me.' But you must be very close, to see when He directs you, when He whispers, when He nudges, when He restrains you, and He says, 'Wait. Rest.'

Be not concerned about pride, of always being right. But be more concerned about -- "Seek first the Kingdom of God and My righteousness, and everything will be added unto you."
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