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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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Daily Meditations and Affirmations - May 5, 2024

Posted 05-05-2024 at 11:02 AM by Albert Finch

We are to be continually taking ground for the Kingdom of God as we position ourselves in our Christ calling. As we continually experience His person our eyes are opened to see from His heavenly perspective which shows us the importance of helping others with their spiritual lives.

If we choose not to heed the leading of the Spirit and become proactive in renewing our minds, it is possible that we will limit God's power and anointing from flowing through our lives because of un-renewed thinking patterns that we are still embracing.

You have the potential to believe impossibilities into possibilities.

"Everything is possible for him who believes." - Mark 9:23

"I heard the voice of the Lord saying: 'Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?'" - Isaiah 6:8

As long as you dwell on your own qualities and traits and think about what you are suited for, you will never come to understand your Christ calling.

Most Christians cannot hear anything but themselves. And they cannot hear anything God says. But to be brought to a place, through an act of consecration, where you can come to recognize your role in advancing His Kingdom by changing lives, is to be profoundly changed.


I am living proof of the Word of God working in and through me.

The same Spirit that raised Christ Jesus from the dead dwells in me -- So, therefore, I walk in His Kingdom power.

His fire surrounds me and His Glory dwells within me.

The Lord does battle for me. His angels go speedily to do His bidding. All of heaven backs up His Word in my life.

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