U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > Blogs > How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
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
Rate this Entry

Crossing Our Jordan

Posted 11-01-2021 at 11:21 PM by Albert Finch


It is time for us to align ourselves with God's government and shift into our new season. However, to totally shift, we are must press beyond our circumstances and religious belief systems. We are being challenged to press beyond the pressures of our own abilities to make things happen, and press only to look to Him.

In our new season, we will not be able to make any "strange fires" as Nadab and Abihu (Numbers 26:61). They tried to start a counterfeit fire, not depending on the fire which only the Lord could provide. They sought an alternate route for the blessing by ignoring the divine instructions from God to depend upon His fire. Only by clinging to Him and His direction concerning our calling in Christ, do we become empowered to make a divine shift and remain in proper alignment.

Many of us thought it difficult to touch Heaven, as if we had to do everything right and perfect. However, touching Heaven is very simple--just worship Him, cling to Him, and never let go! If we do this, He promises to burn away everything displeasing to Him, and rekindle a fresh desire to serve Him.

CROSSING OVER YOUR JORDAN

As you cross over your Jordan, remain attached to Him. Remove all attachments of fear and doubt by attaching yourself to Him. This will empower you to keep touching Heaven for your breakthroughs, so that, you can fully pass through the new gates He has for you.

When we DETERMINE to align ourselves with God's Kingdom PURPOSE for our lives (by asking, seeking, and knocking until we understand and carry it out), we become determined to be in agreement with His Word. Also, we become aligned with His desires to establish His Kingdom upon the earth. First we must tune-in to the frequency which is aligned with His Kingdom purposes.

If we stop short of the proper frequency, all we hear is static. We must search for God's program, tuning into His frequency, and listen carefully for His instructions by daily walking in the Spirit.

This will empower us to shift and properly adjust so that we move with divine direction and purpose.

Our belief systems concerning God have become like giant fortresses. We have NOT believed that it is so easy to touch Him. And, our lack of faith and trust in His ability to lead us into the Promised Land has become a massive wall which hinders hope of deliverance and breakthrough.


THE PLUMB LINES ARE BEING DRAWN

The word "alignment" also refers to a line being drawn. A plumb line is a type of measurement to determine if an object is properly aligned. If not aligned properly, it is referred to as something being "off plumb." Do we don't want to be "out of plumb" with God's PURPOSE FOR OUR LIVES?

We embrace the mind-set that -- we are not satisfied with the measure that we have. We want more of Him, and We want to do more for Him than ever before.

He wants to pour more anointing upon each of us. OUR FAITH -- BEING BUILT UP IN THE WORD CONCERNING HIS PROMISES AND OUR CHRIST IDENTITY -- DETERMINE THE POWER AND ANOINTING WE RECEIVE.

LET HIM CARRY YOU

As you grow closer to Him, your love for His presence will cast out all fear.

Remember, Isaiah said that the government is upon "His shoulders" and not ours! We don't have to carry the weight of this change. He is well able to carry us through this season of transition. This is part of trusting God and having faith that He will perfect everything which concerns us. He desires to prove Himself as the ultimate "supporter." Our receiving and basking in the love of Christ in our heart so we can give it to others will cast out all restraints of fear and unbelief.

"There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love." (1 John 4:18)

We allow Him to restructure and realign our life. As we position ourselves properly in this season and prepare our heart to shift with courage and steadfastness, He empowers us and gives us a hunger for the NEW!
Posted in Christianity
Views 56 Comments 0
Total Comments 0

Comments

 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:44 AM.

© 2005-2022, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top