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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 21, 2024 - Exhortation

Posted 03-21-2024 at 12:07 AM by Albert Finch

In these days, God is strategically positioning you, prepared in the wilderness and developed in obscurity, to come forth and take your place when the moment is right. The field that, at times, had represented failure, futility, frustration, and forgottenness was also the field where David found God's favor.

In your own life, you will often sense certain things in your spirit long before they appear in your reality. You will discern what God is setting before you. But when you first receive the revelation, there's usually no visible or tangible evidence that you can point to. You perceive it by faith before you see it with your eyes.

Grow in your Christ identity, develop your skills, seek His face -- don't try to exit the wilderness prematurely. There is understanding of your Christ calling that can only be found there.

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    You make a lot of sense, it reminds me of Mother Teresa. She devoted her life to helping the poor and vulnerable, leading a spiritually rich and fulfilling life. Do you aspire to be someone like Mother Teresa?
    Posted 03-21-2024 at 02:08 PM by Charleskeyboard Charleskeyboard is offline

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