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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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Consumed In Him

Posted 03-19-2022 at 10:58 PM by Albert Finch


"...Who of us can dwell with the consuming fire? Who of us can dwell with everlasting burning? Those who walk righteously and speak what is right....their bread will be supplied, and water will not fail them. Your eyes will see the King in His beauty and view a land that stretches afar." - Isaiah 33:14-17

The "everlasting burning" in this verse is not Hell, but rather is speaking of God. God is an all-consuming fire, and we are to become ignited so that we are fully consumed in Him. We are to become like Him by allowing the fire of God to consume all darkness and flesh so that we will walk righteously, speak truth, reject evil, and begin to dwell in the high places.


THE MOUNTAIN WHERE GOD'S FIRE DWELLS

What is the answer that the Apostle John gives?

It is this: "...he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God..." - 1 John 4:16


This is the high place that He is calling His children to dwell in. As we actualize our oneness with Christ, He is calling us to come to the high place where we will encounter the "burning bush" of His love, which will consume and purify every dark place—igniting even the light within us with the fire of His love. You will become a person who dwells in the fire of God.

There is an invitation before each of us, right now, to come up to the mountain and ask for the fire to consume us. He will respond to our faith that says, "Yes!"

It was upon the mountain, where Moses stood before the burning bush that introduced him to I AM. It was there that Moses began his journey "to be the man who would set the captives free."
We too must ascend to the mountain of God to be consumed by Him and His love, so that we too will see our captivity overthrown, and we will be prepared to set the captives free. To truly love we must become love and must believe and meditate on Jesus' love flowing into our heart so it can flow through our lives into the lives of others.


"Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are My disciples." - John 13:35
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