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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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Moving Forward

Posted 02-27-2024 at 07:27 PM by Albert Finch


"Ho! Everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat. Yes, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price." - Isaiah 55:1

And again, the Spirit of the Lord says: "And the Spirit and the bride say, 'Come!' And let him who hears say, 'Come!' And let him who thirsts come. Whoever desires, let him take the water of life freely" (Revelation 22:17).


When the Bride becomes so mature, and we realize our union (oneness) and readiness with the Holy Spirit, we will say what the Spirit is saying – that is one word: "Come!" (Revelation 22:17b).

THE VALUE OF HUNGER AND INTIMACY


Those who are hungry and thirsty will be satisfied. It's time to drink the living water of life and begin to bear fruit that remains for His advancing Kingdom. Creation is groaning and waiting for you to know your identity in Him (see Romans 8:19, 22). The maturity of the Bride in waiting is to cultivate the oil of intimacy with the Holy Spirit while we are waiting for His return. In the meantime, equip the Church body in:

Their Christ identity,

Their Right Standing with God, and

Walking in the Spirit,


so they can preach the Gospel with signs following – no excuses! Those who were the five wise virgins knew how to wait in intimacy (Matthew 25:2). It's a heart issue! We need to position ourselves to expect and receive the love of Jesus in our heart continuously so we can minister that love to others by discipling them into their Christ identity. By doing this and walking in the Spirit we can experience the glory of His presence all the day long.

THE FULLNESS OF TIME

"But no one puts a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; for the patch pulls away from the garment, and a worse tear results" - Matthew 9:16

The word "patch" in Matthew 9:16 is the Greek word "pleroma," and it means filling up, fullness, fullness of time, supply, completion, patch. It is the same word used in Ephesians 1:10 - "that in the dispensation of the fullness of the times He might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven and which are on earth – in Him."

Allow the Lord to use you as an ambassador to release spiritual mandates and decrees so that He may activate angels to do His word and His bidding. These flames of fires and ministering spirit are ready to be released and to charge the front-lines of your battles.

The Lion of the tribe of Judah has roared. Those who hear and see beyond the thunder and lightning in His voice, hear and see the visions of His heart regarding the advancing of His Kingdom -- have received a revelation of their CALLING in Christ Jesus. There is acceleration in the glory. Move swiftly at the sound of Heaven and you shall be rewarded, as a son -- now.

ALBERT FINCH MINISTRY
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