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  • Wrong Motivations

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on May 25, 2013
     | 1,537 views

    I. EXORDIUM: Are you motivated by His Love? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To enumerate wrong motivators and identify the correct motivation. IV. TEXT: John 6:14-15 (Amplified Bible) When the people saw the sign (

    I. EXORDIUM: Are you motivated by His Love? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To enumerate wrong motivators and identify the correct motivation. IV. TEXT: John 6:14-15 (Amplified Bible) When the people saw the sign (miracle) that Jesus had performed, they ...read more

  • Wrong Motivations

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on May 21, 2013
     | 1,943 views

    I. EXORDIUM: Are you motivated by His Love? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To enumerate wrong motivators and identify the correct motivation. IV. TEXT: John 6:14-15 (Amplified Bible) When the people saw the sign (

    I. EXORDIUM: Are you motivated by His Love? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To enumerate wrong motivators and identify the correct motivation. IV. TEXT: John 6:14-15 (Amplified Bible) When the people saw the sign (miracle) that Jesus had performed, they ...read more

  • A Wrong Motive For Prayer

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Jan 6, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,255 views

    Sometimes we pray for the wrong reasons. Exploring Pharoah's desire to spend one more night with the frogs.

    Exodus 8:8 KJV Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron, and said, Intreat the LORD, that he may take away the frogs from me, and from my people; and I will let the people go, that they may do sacrifice unto the LORD. I. INTRODUCTION—MOTIVES A. General Archibald Alexander—Men ...read more

  • "Five Smooth Stones For Five Wrongful Motives"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Apr 24, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,390 views

    What was the genuine motive of David as he saw the “cause” to come against Goliath? In this message we will unveil five wrongful motives before sharing the one pure motive of David’s heart.

    Title of the message: “Five Smooth Stones for Five Wrong Motives,” Key Verse: (Psa 25:2 KJV) O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me. For this study, I wanted to find a text that best describes the emotions and the situation that would bring ...read more

  • The Misuse Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Oct 4, 2004
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,417 views

    How wrong motives and wrong attitude leads us to misuse prayer

    THE MISUSE OF PRAYER Let me ask you a question: ‘Do you think it is possible to misuse prayer?’ I mean is it possible for us to pray in such a way that we are actually abusing the privilege which is ours through prayer? I think we misuse prayer far more often than we think or would like to ...read more

  • The Right Thing For The Wrong Reason Series

    Contributed by Sherman Gordon on Jan 6, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,600 views

    James and JOhn apesking through their mother wanted the right thing by being close to Jesus, but their motives reveal it was for the wrong reason.

  • All The Right Moves - All The Wrong Motives Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Feb 6, 2011
    based on 81 ratings
     | 21,068 views

    There are behaviors and qualities that many Christians believe are hallmarks of a truly spiritual Christian. But Paul tells us that those qualities mean nothing if we don’t love others. Why? Why are our best Christian behaviors empty without that single a

    OPEN: Jesse James was one of the most famous men of the West. For a period of about 15 years, Jesse James and his gang committed 26 holdups where they made off with approximately $200,000 and killed at least 17 men (many by Jesse’s own hand). Jesse James was one of the West’s most notorious ...read more

  • A Question Of Motive Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jun 6, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 22,652 views

    Jesus deals with the motivation in which one carries out their religious devotion.

    “A Question of Motive.” Matthew 6:1-8, 16-18 Jesus has just finished describing the incredibly high standards of behavior required of those who would be His disciples. In verse ...read more

  • Not Judging Others Motives

    Contributed by Greg Gordon on May 29, 2015
     | 1,426 views

    Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness and reveal the counsels of the hearts. Then each one’s praise will come from God. - 1 Corinthians 4:5 Judging is the easiest thi ..

    Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness and reveal the counsels of the hearts. Then each one’s praise will come from God. - 1 Corinthians 4:5 Judging is the easiest thing to do. Everyone discerns and judges ...read more

  • Reasons For Unanswered Prayer-2

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Mar 17, 2013
     | 2,405 views

    Our prayers can be about wrong motives

    A team (Who has Christians on the team)is praying to win, the other team (Who has Christians on that team) is also praying to win. A Christian Camp is praying they will have a dry week, next door a Christian farmer is praying for rain for his crops. Someone is praying for a love one to be ...read more

  • The Best Bread Series

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Nov 11, 2013
     | 3,827 views

    Jesus declared himself to be the Bread of Life after encountering people with the wrong motives.

    Halloween is over and it is time for Christmas. If you do not believe me, go into your local Wal-Mart. The day after Halloween all the remaining candy and costumes were thrown into a buggy to be reduced and sold. Over night, the shelves were filled with Christmas decorations. In fact, in ...read more

  • Strange Fire

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Feb 26, 2012
    based on 9 ratings
     | 13,035 views

    In Leviticus 10 we have a lesson about the worship of God. As we look at the account of Nadab and Abihu we will see that in the worship of God there’s a proper way and a wrong way to worship God as they offered strange fire unto the Lord.

    Strange Fire Leviticus 10:1-11 Introduction: Romans 15:4 tells us that “…whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.” In Leviticus 10 we have a lesson about the worship of God. ...read more

  • The Work Of God

    Contributed by John Thompson Ritchie on Aug 4, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,091 views

    Content covers the subjects of seeking Jesus for the wrong reasons, being vs. doing something for Jesus, the will & work of God is to know Jesus personally.

    The Work of God John 6:29 says, "Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent." Earlier in John Chapter 6, Jesus had just fed 5,000 ...read more

  • #14 The Holy Spirit Compels Us Series

    Contributed by Ronald Thorington on Mar 11, 2015
     | 3,825 views

    This message speaks about the wrong methods of motivating people to serve God, the wrong motives in serving God, and how the Holy Spirit compels us with the right motives to serve God

    The Holy Spirit Compels Us Introduction: Scriptures: 2 Corinthians 5:9-15, Matthew 9:37, 38 Key thoughts: There is a tremendous need for people to come to Christ. Workers are needed to bring in this harvest of people for Christ. How do we get people motivated to serve? I. Wrong ...read more

  • What Causes Fights And Quarrels? Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Feb 16, 2012
    based on 179 ratings
     | 37,974 views

    What causes fights and quarrels? 1- Wrong desires 2- Wrong directions 3- Wrong motives

    INTRO.- ILL.- One Navy Seal Obituary: Aaron Carson Vaughn. Killed in that helicopter crash, Afghanistan, August 6,2011. Aaron Carson Vaughn was a man of deep faith, insisting to his family that he didn’t fear his job as a Navy SEAL "because he knew where he was going" when he died. "Aaron was ...read more