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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 – March 16, 2022

Posted 03-16-2022 at 06:02 AM by Albert Finch

Revelation 1:6 - "and has made us kings and priests to His God and Father, to Him be glory and dominion forever and ever."

You have royalty garments -- you are a child of the King. the Lord will empower you to renew your mind! Yes, it's time to renew your mind concerning your identity. Rise up and make these declarations today; as you do you will shift into great faith and dominion:

"I have been cleansed from all sin due to the shed Blood of Jesus Christ at the Cross."

"I am not ashamed. Shame has no place in me."

"I have been created in the image of God."

"I have been given all power and authority over the enemy."

" I am empowered to subdue the accuser and take dominion."

"I have the mind of Christ."

Next, simply step into your sphere of authority in faith. Know that He has ordered your steps and that He promises to empower you to put every enemy underfoot. The battle ahead is not yours alone. When David went to battle against Goliath, he declared that "...the battle is the Lord's." When you battle the Philistine stronghold that attempts to oppose you you can also declare to that enemy just as David did: "...(satan)...the battle is the Lord's."

A Philistine spirit is an unclean spirit. Unclean spirits manifest in many different ways. One way they attack is through attempts to keep us silent to shut our mouths. This spirit directly targets our testimonies of victory and God's goodness. Another manifestation of the unclean spirit is a demonic attempt to clothe us with legalism.

Legalism involves a strict adherence to doctrines of man, the Law, and religious performance. Religious performance will not empower us with victory nor will it ensure any form of dominion. A performance consciousness robs us of strength. Yes, if we are working hard to perform for God, it will exhaust us, therefore, leaving no strength to take true dominion!

Allow God to clothe you with Himself as He did Gideon, and defeat the enemy by taking dominion!
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