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  • Motivation

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Mar 14, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 6,888 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

  • Motive

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on May 25, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,403 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

  • Motivation

    Contributed by Richard White on Sep 13, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,933 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
     | 1,817 views

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

  • Motivation For Commitment

    Contributed by Chris Mason on Aug 22, 2001
    based on 108 ratings
     | 6,609 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

  • Godly Motivation

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 4,898 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

  • The Motivation Of Forgiveness

    Contributed by Todd Randolph on Oct 12, 2001
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,690 views

    Forgiveness in the Book of Philemon

    Review of Study: Message 1: Parts of Forgiveness ... principles, parables, personal Message 2: Character of Forgiveness ... labor, loves, shares, refreshes Message 3: Action of Forgiveness ... reception, restoration, restitution I want you to understand that 4 messages on the subject of ...read more

  • Salvation Motivations

    Contributed by Russell Rhodes on Nov 22, 2002
    based on 8 ratings
     | 668 views

    This sermon outline has a description of the Holy Spirit and the things He does to motivate people to salvation

    Salvation Motivations John 16:7-11 I. The Motivator is the Comforter, The Holy Ghost or Spirit. A. We will look at the Characteristics of the Holy Ghost. 1. He is eternal. Hebrews 9:13-14 “For if the blood of bulls and goats and the ashes of a heifer, sprinkling the ...read more

  • Motivated Living

    Contributed by Brad Froese on Oct 6, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,734 views

    This sermon encourages inspection of our heart motives: ULTERIOR MOTIVE is a huge issue in the world today. Are you motivated by love, or the "What’s In It For Me" factor?

    Buried somewhere in the center of a stack of moving boxes are three thick books: our family photo albums, the antiquated ones. Everyone knows flipping the pages of a photo album is out. Now CD’s and DVD’s are in. The pictures never fade, the slideshow runs without the old family slide projector ...read more

  • The Motives Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Ralf Bergmann on May 22, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,838 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

  • Motivations For Giving

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 28, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,442 views

    ACKNOWLEDGE AND RELY ON God as the source of all things. He owns everything and every good gift comes from His hand. "The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it." Jesus said, "But, seek first His kingdom and His righteousness and all these things will b

    Matthew 6:33-33 Motivations for Giving 1. ACKNOWLEDGE AND RELY ON God as the source of all things. He owns everything and every good gift comes from His hand. (I Cor. 10:26) "The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it." Jesus said, "But, seek first His kingdom and His righteousness and ...read more

  • Motivation To Pray

    Contributed by Brad Rigney on Nov 28, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,550 views

    Prayer is often hard to follow through. We want to pray - we know the importance of prayer. But have you ever considered what it is needed to motivate you to pray?

    Our Need for Prayer Matthew 5:1-12 Intro.: A. This passage is a classic teaching about “What it means to be a Disciple – a Follower of Jesus.” Matt. 5-7 Jesus sits down with the crowd following Him and began to Teach them. - vs. 1-12 – the Beatitudes; Jesus teaches them and us how we ...read more

  • The Motivation For Faithfulness Series

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Aug 28, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,327 views

    The final message from the series on Malachi

    I have heard it said over and over again that hindsight is 20/20. How many things can you remember in your life that if you would have known they were going to turn out the way they did, you would have made an entirely different decision? How would you live your life differently today if you knew ...read more

  • Motivations For Missions

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 89 ratings
     | 7,069 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

  • The Motivation Factor Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jan 23, 2006
    based on 17 ratings
     | 4,974 views

    Promotes the renewal of the five basic purposes of the church

    SERIES: “THE GROWTH FACTORS” TEXT: SELECTED TITLE: “THE MOTIVATION FACTOR” INTRODUCTION: A. Before we get to the actual message this morning, I want to say some things concerning last Sunday’s message: ...read more