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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
Christianity For those that believe in Jesus Christ.
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Scripture Of The Day – March 2, 2022

Posted 03-02-2022 at 04:50 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love, and self-discipline." - 1 Timothy 1:7

In order to see a change we must be willing to be part of the change. That means:

becoming uncomfortable in our comfort zones so that God can propel us into catalytic faith action;

it means being willing to not only mix with but also move with others we may not know well whom God will place in our paths;

it means...
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Manifesting A Resurrection Mindset

Posted 03-02-2022 at 12:25 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

We develop a resurrection mindset, not just the future resurrection but in our thinking now. There will be an ultimate resurrection and glorification. There is a resurrection power working in us now. Our spirit has been raised from the dead already (see Romans 6:3).


"And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of his Spirit who lives in us." - (Romans...
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Scripture Of The Day – March 1, 2022

Posted 03-01-2022 at 05:43 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man, that the Christ may dwell, through faith, in your hearts, being rooted and founded in love, - Ephesians 3:16,17

As believers we are rooted and grounded in His magnificent love (Ephesians 3:17). We have courage, the depth of which is confidence in the Lord. Today we declare that we will "Trust in the Lord with all our heart and lean not unto...
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Private Victories

Posted 02-28-2022 at 11:32 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love Him" - (1 Corinthians 2:9).

God wants to work through you in ways that would confound your mind if you saw them in advance. His plans for us are beyond anything we could imagine. He created us to fill an important role in His great plan for the ages; that of revealing Himself to creation through creation.

The weight of the glory God wants to share...
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Scripture Of The Day - February 28, 2022

Posted 02-28-2022 at 11:52 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire." (Matthew 3:11)

Baptism with the Holy Spirit produces the power of God and manifests His gifts and fruit in us. The things of the flesh and world are consumed by the fire, but the things of God are refined and purified.

"[E]ach one's work will become clear; for the...
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