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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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Focusing On The Coming Transition

Posted 01-29-2024 at 11:37 PM by Albert Finch

We are in a season of divine transition. As we begin to transition in the natural, there is a transition taking place in the spirit. We're being transitioned to a season of fulfillment of prophetic promises. God is stirring up our faith as we grab hold of His Kingdom reality of our advancing His Kingdom throughout the earthl and make it conform to the attainment of His promises.

We are at the door of transition to step into that season. We set our heart like a flint -- ready to go all the way with God in what He is calling us to do. We lean into the Lord with deep courage to believe the impossible to be possible.

There are three phases of this process of transition that you may find yourself in:

The Unknown

"The Lord had said to Abram, 'Go from your country, your people and your father's household to the land I will show you.'" (Genesis 12:1) The process of the unknown can cause a lot of frustration because so many elements seem unsettled and uncertain. You will have everything you need to make it through this transition time. There's a supernatural grace.


"'For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the LORD, 'plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.'" - Jeremiah 29:11

In this process, there is a death to what you've always had and always known. It feels like you're losing something precious because you're giving up what's been familiar. There is a grieving that takes place in letting go of the old that you're leaving behind. What's ahead is greater than what is behind you.


"I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in Me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from Me, you can do nothing." (John 15:5)

God wants us to plant our roots deeper in Him during this time of transition. The purpose of the transition process is to help us grow in our commitment to help others understand their life in Christ as we advance God's Kingdom moving from glory to glory by producing fruit that lasts through our Christ calling.

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