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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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Scripture Of The Day - December 26, 2021

Posted 12-26-2021 at 10:16 AM by Albert Finch

"I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing." (John 15:5)

"By this, my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples." (John 15:8)

"You did not choose Me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should remain, that whatever you ask the Father in My name He may give you." (John 15:16)

It is time to bear MUCH fruit that remains for His Kingdom on earth and to fully embrace our calling in Christ as imitators of Christ.

The religious mindset divorces the power of God from the action of the Holy Spirit. This creates a life that has no life, no air, and no substance – a flat tire! This mindset leaves a person devoid of power, with only some form of "southern hospitality," where it is only "the Spirit" in name but not in substance. No lives are truly changed -- pandering to embracing the world over advancing God's Kingdom in the earth.

Our lives are to be an extension of Heaven's glory on Earth, bringing people into a living encounter with God.

Every born-again person is in need of understanding their identity in Christ, their right standing with God, walking in the Spirit, and God's purpose for their life. You are chosen to be the vessel that disciples others into His power and glory.

Embrace it! Live it! Love it!
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    Thank you for teaching on "bearing much fruit for the Kingdom". I really needed this.
    Posted 12-26-2021 at 01:42 PM by Hammed1et1 Hammed1et1 is offline
    Updated 12-26-2021 at 05:37 PM by Albert Finch (tYPO)

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