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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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April 3, 2024 - Exhortation

Posted 04-03-2024 at 01:50 AM by Albert Finch

"be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord..." Ephesians 5:18-21

This season is going to be a season of saturation and impartation of the Holy Spirit. It's time to get SATURATED! Drink well of the Holy Spirit. Welcome the Holy Spirit. Don't be casual, but be intentional about being radical for God's Spirit to saturate your life.

After Jesus was resurrected from the dead He spoke to His disciples saying, "Go and wait in Jerusalem until you receive power from on high" (Luke 24:49). He was telling His disciples not to try to do things in their own flesh, but to wait. Waiting can really be the "hardest part"? Believers typically don't like to wait. Jesus was making the point that apart from Him we can do nothing. Our dependency upon the Lord is crucial for us to have "overflow" in our lives. God wants us to be effective in our Christ identity as we bear fruit that remains for His Kingdom and moving from glory to glory.

As we are stirred in our Christ calling we will implement and witness impartation from one person to another. When God floods our lives there is an overflow that passes from one person to another. Religion and bad teaching has made people believe they have nothing to give.

When God pours into you His manifested tangible presence. Believe that you have something to give. Don't be shut down by the tentacles of religion. Find freedom in faith knowing that God's presence and glory is in you and is "transferable."

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