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  • Motivation

    Contributed by Richard White on Sep 13, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,900 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

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Mar 14, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 6,733 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
     | 1,363 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 15, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,701 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 Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Mar 5, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,768 views

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

  • Motivation For Righteousness

    Contributed by Mark Kang on Jan 12, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,236 views

    If we are to have victory in righteousness, we must find proper motivation.

    "See to it brothers that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God." Hebrews 3:12 Sin has the power to make us turn away from God. When we sin we don’t even want to believe that God exists. If we are to have victory over sin in our life we have to make sure ...read more

  • The Motivation Factor Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jan 23, 2006
    based on 17 ratings
     | 4,944 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

  • Carnal Motives Series

    Contributed by J. Brad Campbell on Jun 15, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,062 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

  • Godly Motivation

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 4,834 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

  • Motivated Living

    Contributed by Brad Froese on Oct 6, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,678 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

  • Motivations For Missions

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 89 ratings
     | 7,013 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

  • A Lesson In Motives

    Contributed by Keith Linkous on Sep 7, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 3,111 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

  • Motivation For Commitment

    Contributed by Chris Mason on Aug 22, 2001
    based on 108 ratings
     | 6,516 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

  • An Occasion For Motivation Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on Feb 8, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,352 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

  • Motivations For Giving

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 28, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,410 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