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  • Motivation

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Mar 14, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 6,867 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 Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Mar 5, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,786 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 Richard White on Sep 13, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,931 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

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on May 25, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,398 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
     | 1,714 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

  • Motivations For Missions

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 89 ratings
     | 7,047 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

  • The Motives Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Ralf Bergmann on May 22, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,819 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

  • The Motivation Of Forgiveness

    Contributed by Todd Randolph on Oct 12, 2001
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,683 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
     | 666 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

  • A Lesson In Motives

    Contributed by Keith Linkous on Sep 7, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 3,155 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

  • An Occasion For Motivation Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on Feb 8, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,360 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

  • The Motivated Christian Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jun 4, 2004
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,177 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 8, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 899 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

  • Motivations For Giving

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 28, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,440 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

  • Motivated Living

    Contributed by Brad Froese on Oct 6, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,726 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