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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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May 21, 2024 - Exhortation

Posted 05-20-2024 at 10:51 PM by Albert Finch


When difficulties come against us we call those things that are not as though they were, remembering our power and authority that are part of our Christ identity. We begin to recognize that beneath our vacillations is a layer of spiritual strength and hope that had been deposited within us through His death and resurrection -- which is confirmed by the finished work of the cross.

We need only to realize that we are a new creation - that old things have passed away and our life is hidden in Jesus, and that our strength comes from Him. With David, we should be able to say, "The Lord is my light and my salvation..." (Psalm 27:1).

If we will meditate on His purpose for our life, and our hunger to bear fruit that remains for His Kingdom, and the past victories that we gained by placing our lives in His hands, this will become personally real to us.

ALBERT FINCH MINISTRY
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