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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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Embracing The New Journey

Posted 11-11-2021 at 05:44 PM by Albert Finch


"Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen." - Hebrews 11:1

The presence of the Holy Spirit teaches our spiritual eyes of faith to see this way into the invisible. God grants us visionary access to walk into a reality that is superior to the natural realm where we exist most of the time.

Once we gain God's VISION FOR OUR FUTURE, then we are able to prophesy it into existence. If we will take a leap into the future, boldly decree the things we see from God's perspective, He will establish them for us. The Holy Spirit reveals knowledge that supersedes the rationale of carnal reasoning and possesses an internal power that transforms us from the inside out.

Focused faith will cause one to realize the profound possibilities that exist in the invisible realm. Faith gives us access to the invisible realms of the spirit so we can erase the borders of limitation.

FAITH IS THE SPIRITUAL SUBSTANCE

Faith that is mixed with hope as we ask, seek, and knock (Matthew 7:7) brings forth an understanding of His purpose for our life -- the fertile ground of a new reality out of the invisible realm of nothingness. We develop a hunger to carry out the plans God has concealed in His heart for us (OUR CALLING). As we realize OUR IDENTITY IN CHRIST the Holy Spirit gives us counsel and shows us the path of abundant life. Walking in God's presence releases the fullness of joy so we can experience the pleasures of God forevermore.

The unknown is an open door that invites us to participate in engineering a new life. In sculpting our brilliant futures, we will encounter the unexpected as we dwell in and walk through dimensions that are beyond our control.

Our all-knowing, powerful, loving God pours out grace, mercy, and revelation knowledge to empower us to embrace the new journey every morning. Creative ideas flood the imagination as we behold incredible sights that have never before been possessed, documented, or even known in existence.

Faith must see through the eyes of understanding with an enlightened heart. Faith in God's Word enables our mind to be renewed by the Spirit to think like God and bear fruit that remains for His Kingdom. When our minds and hearts are renewed by affirming, meditating, and visualizing the coming to pass of the words of scripture -- the Word, illuminated by the Holy Spirit, comes to us as RHEMA to our spirit man, or a "now" expression of God.

Faith moves us into the now. When God possesses us, we will imitate Him. We reflect or imitate that which we believe. Faith will cause the invisible power of the Kingdom of God to manifest in and through our life so that we become world changers.

A HOPE AND A FUTURE

"Everything you ask for in prayer, if you have faith, you will receive." - Matthew 21:22

To receive answers to our prayers, we pray in the name and character of God. We pray and believe that we have God's answers. We see things through God's perspectives of grace. When we agree with the grace in God's heart, He will give us the desires of our heart.

If we do not agree with God's supernatural ways and plans, our imagination moves out of the higher realms of the Spirit and into the inferior natural realms of doubt and unbelief. When doubt reigns, faith is then confined to the temporal, that which we see with our natural eyes or know in our intellect. Unbelief sets a narrow limit on our achievement by defining what we believe is possible, so nothing great can be accomplished.

"God is a Spirit: and they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth." - John 4:24

When we worship God in Spirit and in truth, we are able to see with the eyes of our spiritual imagination. Faith allows us to access what is available in the realms of the invisible. Once we imagine a thing, it can be drawn into actuality. The Holy Spirit opens the realms of vision so we can see His heart's desire and speak them into existence. We become the channel the Holy Spirit flows through to bring Heaven to earth. When we give expression to the move of the Holy Spirit, His presence and power will manifest on earth. The greatest power in the universe is love.
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