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  • The Motive Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Apr 15, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,763 views

    1st in 5 part Series using the popular TV show, CSI, to investigate the death and subsequent resurrection of Jesus Christ.

    THE MOTIVE: JESUS’ AUTHORITY CSI: Murder of God - Week 1 MATT.28:18; JOHN 10:17-18 INTRODUCTION TO SERIES: CSI is the #1 show in all of Television. The Thursday night show was so popular it created two successful spin-offs... CSI: Miami on Monday nights and CSI: New York on Wednesdays. ...read more

  • Motive

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on May 25, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,459 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
     | 3,009 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

  • Motivation Series

    Contributed by E. True Neilson on Dec 15, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,082 views

    At first glance the book of Numbers reads a bit like an operations manual. It’s got numbers of soldiers, lists of names, and a bit of repetition. Tucked between those lists and numbers are some stories of real people, dealing with real issues of faith!

    BETWEEN THE NUMBERS MOTIVATION Numbers 22:21-41 -Back in Bible College I had one of the best possible jobs. -I was a disc jockey at the college’s FM radio station and I worked the 6pm to Midnight shift. -I was in this little sound-proof room where we played the CDs, talked through the ...read more

  • Motivation

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Mar 14, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 7,163 views

    Motivation is needed in our relationship with Christ.

  • Motive Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Mar 5, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,894 views

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

  • The Motivation Factor Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jan 23, 2006
    based on 17 ratings
     | 5,030 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

  • The Motives Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Ralf Bergmann on May 22, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,914 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

  • Salvation Motivations

    Contributed by Russell Rhodes on Nov 22, 2002
    based on 8 ratings
     | 680 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

  • The Motivation Of Forgiveness

    Contributed by Todd Randolph on Oct 12, 2001
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,738 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

  • A Lesson In Motives

    Contributed by Keith Linkous on Sep 7, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 3,250 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

  • Godly Motivation

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 4,985 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 For Stewardship Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Jun 14, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,955 views

    MOTIVATIONS COME IN MANY FORMS; FEAR OF PUNISHMENT IS AN OBVIOUS EXAMPLE. ANOTHER WOULD BE THE PERSONAL BENEFITS. HERE IN THIS PASSAGE OF SCRIPTURE, PAUL LAYS OUT FOR US OUR MOTIVATION FOR CHRIST-LIKE ACTIVITY, AND BIBLICAL OBEDIENCE. SIMPLY PUT, WE SH

    THE NUTS AND BOLTS ABOUT STEWARDSHIP THE MOTIVATION FOR STEWARDSHIP 2 CORINTHIANS 5:14-15 (NIV) 14 FOR CHRIST’S LOVE COMPELS US, BECAUSE WE ARE CONVINCED THAT ONE DIED FOR ALL, AND THEREFORE ALL DIED. 15 AND HE DIED FOR ALL, THAT THOSE WHO LIVE SHOULD NO LONGER LIVE FOR THEMSELVES BUT FOR HIM ...read more

  • Motives Revealed Series

    Contributed by J.d. Tutell on Nov 8, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,078 views

    Peoples motives are revealed through their actions as demonstrated in the riot at Ephesus.

    What are the things that motivate you? What are the things that motivate the people around you? Motives are one of the most powerful things on earth, they can change the way that we view other people and impact the way that we see their actions. Today’s passage is one that has a lot of ...read more

  • Finding Motivation Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Jan 17, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,718 views

    Vision sermon on urgency, time is now, motivation for the common ground growth that we argued would be our goal

    Text: Nehemiah 2:17-18, Title: New Riverlutions: Finding Motivation, Date/Place: NRBC, 1/16/11, AM A. Opening illustration: Sense of Urgency video, On October 16, 1555, Hugh Latimer and Nicolas Ridley were tied to the stake to be burned for their Protestant teaching and preaching and their ...read more