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  • Motive

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on May 31, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,227 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 Motive Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Apr 25, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,614 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

  • Motivation

    Contributed by Richard White on Sep 14, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,785 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
     | 3,644 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

  • Be A Motivator

    Contributed by Nnaemeka Durueke on Mar 30, 2017
     | 1,258 views

    Look for people to build and grow with them. That's the Joy of living

    BECOME A MOTIVATOR MAIN TEXT: HEBREWS 3:13 Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety. 1 CORINTHIANS 16:13 Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. In today’s lesson, let us examine the life of this man whom ...read more

  • Motive Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Mar 6, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,581 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

  • Motivation

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Mar 15, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 6,427 views

    Motivation is needed in our relationship with Christ.

  • Motivation For Commitment

    Contributed by Chris Mason on Aug 22, 2001
    based on 108 ratings
     | 6,370 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

  • Motivation To Pray

    Contributed by Brad Rigney on Nov 30, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,459 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

  • Carnal Motives Series

    Contributed by J. Brad Campbell on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,967 views

    this is the sixth sermon in this series dealing with things that will keep our prayers from being answered

    HINDRANCES TO PRAYER ------------------------------------------------- LESSON #6 CARNAL MOTIVES TEXT: JAMES 4:3 REVIEW: What was our lesson last week? Neglect of mercy. What is the biblical definition of poor? Those that are too young, too old, or too crippled to help themselves. What ...read more

  • The Motivation For Stewardship Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Jun 14, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,717 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

  • Salvation Motivations

    Contributed by Russell Rhodes on Nov 22, 2002
    based on 8 ratings
     | 603 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 Motivated Christian Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jun 4, 2004
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,111 views

    When a heart/mind is set on a course of faith, the motivation just flows.

    The Motivated Christian INTRO 1. Jack had been saved for many years. At one time he had attended Sunday School and church every week; but now, he casually attended a service here and there. 2. There was a time in Jack’s life when he craved the Word of God; daily devotions, Bible studies, ...read more

  • A New Motivation

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on May 9, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 854 views

    A "Dog eats dog" Kingdom or a Kingdom of Love

    Jn 13:31-35: A new motivation Story: The Liberal Prime Minister, William Gladstone, in announcing the death of Princess Alice on 14th December 1878 to the House of Commons, told this touching story. The little daughter of the Princess was seriously ill with diphtheria. And so the ...read more

  • Motives Revealed Series

    Contributed by J.d. Tutell on Nov 8, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,655 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