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  • Motivation

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Mar 14, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 6,571 views

    Motivation is needed in our relationship with Christ.

    2 TIM.1:6 "MOTIVATION" A) A young, smart-alec cowboy was riding his horse one day and saw an old man on a mule. * The young cowboy decided to have a little fun, so he drew his 6-shooter and told the old man to get off the mule and dance! * He said to the old man, "Have you ever danced?" B) ...read more

  • Motivation

    Contributed by Richard White on Sep 13, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,835 views

    What is our motivation to resist temptation?

    Motivation! When the circulation of the Pravada (formerly the official mouthpiece of the Communist party) fell, it was the “church” of the Communist party. The editors remarked wistfully that Christianity and Communism have many of the same ideals: equality, sharing, justice and racial harmony. ...read more

  • Motive Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Mar 5, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,702 views

    This is the 16th sermon in the series "Church On The Rocks". This sermon looks at what real love is.

    Sunday Morning March 9, 2003 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: “Church On The Rocks” [#16] MOTIVE 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Introduction: 1. We have heard over and over again how we need to be faithful to God in all that we do. We have heard over and over again how we need to be ...read more

  • Motive

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on May 25, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,298 views

    Apparently the false teachers in Corinth were suggesting that Paul’s unwillingness to accept support from the church was simply a coverup. They thought that he really had a love for money, and the offering he claimed to be taking for the suffering saints

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: H. L. Gee somewhere tells of a tramp who came begging to a good woman’s door. She went to get something to give him and found that she had no change in the house. She went to him and said, “I have not a penny of small change. I need a loaf of bread. Here is a pound ...read more

  • The Motivation Factor Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on May 5, 2011
    based on 7 ratings
     | 5,619 views

    The first factor in church health is motivation - why we do what we do,

    SERIES: HEALTHY CHURCH! “THE MOTIVATION FACTOR” MATTHEW 22:36-40 OPEN In this new year of 2011, I’ve decided to make some changes in my life. One of the changes I’m going to make is to get healthy – physically healthy. I’m overweight, have Type-2 diabetes, and high blood pressure. ...read more

  • Ministry Motivation Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 27, 2013
    based on 6 ratings
     | 7,008 views

    Having opened the epistle with a statement concerning his call to the ministry of proclamation, he returns to the theme as he reveals the heart & soul of a mighty servant of God. Here the Apostle opens his heart to the Romans about his ministry motive & h

    ROMANS 15: 14-21 MINISTRY MOTIVATION [Acts 28:28-33] ANDREW CARNEGIE, a poor Scottish immigrant turned powerful industrialist, became one of the richest men of the nineteenth century-and one of the most generous. It's estimated he gave nine out of every ten dollars he earned in oil, ...read more

  • Motivated By Compassion Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on May 11, 2015
    based on 5 ratings
     | 8,175 views

    On this special day set aside to honor mothers, we want to look into compassion. Mother bring compassion into life, & the Christian community certainly needs more compassion. Here Jesus not only demonstrates His power over death but His tender compassion

    LUKE 7: 11-17 [Mother’s Day] MOTIVATED BY COMPASSION [1 Kings 17:17-24 & 2 Kings 4:32-37] MOTHER'S Day has come to be one of the most appealing and impressive days in the life of the American people. Today from the President in the White House to the humblest tenant in his apartment ...read more

  • A Lesson In Motives

    Contributed by Keith Linkous on Sep 7, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 3,020 views

    There is a danger in doing the right thing for the wrong reason. We must make sure we are doing the right things for the right reason.

    Text: Matthew 20:20-24 To bring this text before you today in the manner in which I am commissioned will not be an easy task. In fact, the subject matter in this message will perhaps be different from most messages on this text. A few of the message titles I came across for this text were ...read more

  • Motivations For Missions

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 89 ratings
     | 6,911 views

    Bible students, Pastors, and lay people without motivations for missions become complacent. Without the proper kinds of motivations, people might involve themselves in missions for other reasons than doing the will of God. Motivations for Missions from t

    Motivations For Missions Introduction - Bible students, Pastors, and lay people without motivations for missions become complacent. Without the proper kinds of motivations, people might involve themselves in missions for other reasons than doing the will of ...read more

  • Motivation For Commitment

    Contributed by Chris Mason on Aug 22, 2001
    based on 108 ratings
     | 6,442 views

    Motivation is sometimes hard to come by, here are some partical steps in order to keep that motivation for total commitment in your life.

    Motivation for Commitment Have you never noticed motivation can be a real problem? I know I need to lose some weight, I’ll start next Monday. I know the grass needs to be mowed, I’ll do it tomorrow. I know the house needs to be painted, I’ll do that this spring. I know the Sunday school ...read more

  • Motivated By Love

    Contributed by Jeff Budzinski on Aug 21, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 13,917 views

    God knows our motives. As Christians, we must examine our motives to ensure we are motivated by love only. God sent His only begotten Son, Jesus because He was motivated by love for us. Jesus demonstrated obedience to the Father and love for us by laying

    Introduction • God knows our motives. • As Christians, we must examine our motives to ensure we are motivated by love only. • God sent His only begotten Son, Jesus because He was motivated by love for us. • Jesus demonstrated obedience to the Father and love for us by laying down His life for ...read more

  • Godly Motivation

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 93 ratings
     | 4,742 views

    Being motivated to serve the Lord with zeal usually involves 2 factors: A Picture of Who God is (what He is Like) and A Sense of God’s Purpose for Your Life.

    1. God’s way of doing things is not always the easiest or least stressful... 2. we need to be motivated, invigorated, roused... 3. It is a constant battle, but there is an old tried and true formula; 4. lots of people motivated to do just about anything...but in the Kingdom of God, why ...read more

  • A Question Of Motive Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jun 6, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 19,300 views

    Jesus deals with the motivation in which one carries out their religious devotion.

    “A Question of Motive.” Matthew 6:1-8, 16-18 Jesus has just finished describing the incredibly high standards of behavior required of those who would be His disciples. In verse ...read more

  • The Motives Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Ralf Bergmann on May 22, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,734 views

    There is nothing more powerful and effective than the power of prayer, and as powerful as it is and as glorious a gift as it is, as Christians we fail to thank and listen to God.

    Sermon Title: The Motives of Prayer Scripture: James 5:12-20 Wesleyan Community Church Terry, Mississippi Sunday Morning - January 6, 2002 Scripture Introduction: This morning we will be looking at the final section of Scripture out of the Book of James. Just as a fireworks display ends ...read more

  • An Occasion For Motivation Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on Feb 8, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,326 views

    This sermon looks at the prayer the apostles prayed for boldness in Acts 4:23-31

    An Occasion for Motivation: Acts 4:23-31, Most Christians would likely cower in fear if we had been arrested, questioned and then forbidden to even speak in the name of Jesus. The apostles however took a very different approach. They came before God asking for boldness to continue proclaiming ...read more