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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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March 10, 2024 - Exhortation

Posted 03-10-2024 at 03:07 AM by Albert Finch

Many believers have been grinding at the mill of 'lifestyles.' It has taken them away from the will of God (some for many years) and it has seemed that they would never return to fulfill their destinies.

Though they have been in prisons of their own making, God is going to show them where their true power lies, and what they were born to do "for such a time as this"! He is going to find them in their prisons of "doing the same sins over and over" and tell them that He has a plan for their lives.

Ask the Lord to give you a picture of you humbling yourself and giving your humility to someone else. Picture yourself worshiping God in total submission and then extending His heart to someone else that you do not deem worthy of receiving His heart.

Push past your own weariness in this season and rise up to encourage and comfort others.

Sieze on the occasion to build - up another and introduce the possibility of mentoring that person in their spiritual development.

God has destined you to be a history-maker.

So raise your voice and cry, "Let there be!"

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