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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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Daily Meditations and Affirmations - June 21, 2024

Posted 06-21-2024 at 08:16 PM by Albert Finch


Galatians 2:20 - "I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me..."

God continually introduces us to people in whom we have no interest, and unless we are worshiping God the natural tendency is to be heartless toward them. We give them a quick verse of Scripture, like jabbing them with a spear, or leave them with a hurried, uncaring word of counsel before we go. A heartless Christian must be a terrible grief to Jesus.

Are our lives in the proper place so that we are passionate about seeking to disciple them into a higher knowledge of Jesus?

AFFIRMATIONS:

I love others as I have received the love of Jesus into my heart while I abide in His love as I go throughout the day. (John 13:34)

God's love living through me enables me to love others deeply. (1 Peter 4:8)

As the love of Jesus flows into my heart I envisage that love flowing from my heart into the heart of others. (John 15:12)

ALBERT FINCH MINISTRY
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