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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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Spiritual Battle Strategies

Posted 05-27-2024 at 10:25 AM by Albert Finch


"Prepare for battle! Soldiers at attention! Present arms! Advance! Turn your shovels into swords; turn your hoes into spears. Let the weak one throw out his chest and say, 'I'm tough, I'm a fighter.'" Joel 3:9-10 (The Message)

The call to arms to pray has never changed since the prophet Joel wrote these words. Today, with all the turmoil in the world and in our lives, we should consider a powerful prayer strategy.

It is in prayer that we probe spiritual realities, communicate with God, access the arsenal of Heaven, and expand our understanding of our Christ identity so we can advance God's Kingdom on the earth.

Prayer gives Heaven permission to invade Earth. Through this discipline, we are able to pray Heaven down to keep Hell from rising. You must fully embrace that God will never abandon you but is ever-present wanting to work His will in your life.

As Theresa of Avila said: "All difficulties in prayer can be traced to one cause: praying as if God were absent."

GOD IS READY TO RELEASE HIS KINGDOM THROUGH US

God is right here with you, living inside of you, ready to release His Kingdom through you, because "the Kingdom of God is within you" (Luke 17:21).

Every Believer is equipped with an arsenal of incredible life-altering and world-changing power.

For those who rightly esteem the privilege of accessing God's armory of possibilities, each word spoken through or by that person holds enormous, innovative potential and creative power. The Father has entreated each one of us to be involved in a dialogue that marshals angels and sets forth the weaponry of war—weaponry that impacts the spiritual realm and affects how events unfold in the natural world.

REFUSAL TO USE WORLDLY TACTICS

Communicating with God declares your commitment to seek His strategies and care for the objects of His affection.

God's communication with you marks the anticipated change of regime as "The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord and of his Christ" (Revelation 11:15). It shows your intention as a Believer to annihilate barriers and hindrances—those things that divide the army of God into factions and divisions the devil can manipulate and keep ineffective—refusing to disciple other Believers into their Christ identity so they can be effective in bearing fruit that remains for God’s advancing Kingdom through their Christ calling..

It doesn't matter what human beings formulate, plan, and strategize upon the earth, for all of it will ultimately come to nothing. Your heavenly Father is a big God who created a big world for you to do something big in. He is always trying to communicate with you. Prayer is the means by which you engage Him in the affairs of your life and of this world.

According to Jeremiah 7:13, God is always speaking. Are you listening? If you participate in prayer correctly, consistently, faithfully, and persistently, God will give you what you need to advance in your calling in Christ, fulfilling God’s PURPOSE for your life, and maximize your potential. You need to plumb the depths of the Spirit, to navigate new spiritual terrain, and to conquer old enemies of your soul.

CHANGING THE WAY PEOPLE THINK

God is waiting for you to step up and become a disciplined leader in His army—a leader who knows how to employ His tactics with precision and unleash His cosmic weapons of mass salvation and equipping the Saints for Kingdom advancement.

We must “beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into to His harvest” (Luke 10:2). We are to pray for God to raise up and send forth laborers into the ripening nations. Already millions of Muslims have been born again and have found faith in Christ. As long as we are on earth, we have a role to play as Christians. We must pray for our leaders, support our troops, and intercede for mercy to fall upon the Muslim people. We must engage in the intercessions of Christ. And we must follow through fearlessly in spiritual warfare, praying aggressively against terrorism and the demons that drive terrorists to fulfill evil.

Are you ready to enlist in the ranks of God's generals of prayer? Training begins now.

"For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ" -- 2 Corinthians 10:3-5

ALBERT FINCH MINISTRY
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