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Motives

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Motives

  1. 1. CareTrustRespectGrowthMotivated to 1 of 12
  2. 2. Apply CareApply TrustApply RespectGain GrowthMotivated to 2 of 12
  3. 3. Galatians 6:2 Bear one anothers burdens,and so fulfill the law of Christ.John 13:34-35 A new commandment I give toyou, that you love one another: just as I haveloved you, you also are to love one another.By this all people will know that you are mydisciples, if you have love for one another.Romans 12:10 Be kindly affectionate to oneanother with brotherly love, in honor givingpreference to one anotherMotivated – Apply Care 3 of 12
  4. 4. Psalm 91:2 I will say of the LORD, He is myrefuge and my fortress: my God; in him will Itrust. – ProtectionNahum 1:7 The LORD is good, a strong holdin the day of trouble; and he knoweth themthat trust in him – DeliverancePsalm 20:7 “Some trust in chariots, andsome in horses: but we will remember thename of the LORD our God –ProvisionMotivated – Apply Trust 4 of 12
  5. 5. Psalm 32:10 Many sorrows shall be to thewicked: but he that trusteth in the LORD,mercy shall compass him about - MercyPsalm 118:8 It is better to trust in the LORDthan to put confidence in man - SuccessIsaiah 26:3 Thou wilt keep him in perfectpeace, whose mind is stayed on thee:because he trusteth in thee - PeaceMotivated – Apply Trust 5 of 12
  6. 6. Exodus 20:12 – Honor father and mother– Long Life1 Peter 3:7 – Husbands respect wives– Unhindered PrayersRomans 13:1-2 – Respect church authority-Avoid judgment on selfPhilippians 2:3 – Serve without strife orvain glory. - Humility1 Peter 2:17 – Fear God - WisdomMotivated – Apply Respect 6 of 12
  7. 7. Respect God’s Will2 Chronicles 267 of 12The King UzziahStricken with Leprosy,by Rembrandt, 1635•Uzziah Hebrew meaning:”Yahweh is my Strength”•16 when he is made Kingand reigns for 52 years•Guided by Zechariah andfollowed God - successful King•Succumbs to Pride and isDisobedient leading to leprosy unto death
  8. 8. 1Let everyone be subject to the governingauthorities, for there is no authority exceptthat which God has established. Theauthorities that exist have been establishedby God. 2Consequently, whoever rebelsagainst the authority is rebelling against whatGod has instituted, and those who do so willbring judgment on themselves.Respect God’s WillRomans 13:1-28 of 12
  9. 9. 12 Now we ask you, brothers andsisters, to acknowledge those who workhard among you, who care for you in theLord and who admonish you. 13 Holdthem in the highest regard in lovebecause of their work. Live in peace witheach other.Respect God’s Will1 Thessalonians 5:12-139 of 12
  10. 10. Obey your leaders and submit tothem, for they are keeping watch overyour souls, as those who will haveto give an account. Let them do this withjoy and not with groaning, for that wouldbe of no advantage to you.Respect God’s WillHebrews 13:1710 of 12
  11. 11. •Apply Care – We are commanded to.Obedience is better than sacrifice•Apply Trust – God alone for all things•Apply Respect – In all our relationshipsrespect those who we have to deal with.Above all respect GodDo the above and we will experience:GrowthOur Motives 11 of 12
  12. 12. Growth•Maturity as a BelieverWisdom, Knowledge and Understanding•Increase in numbers of believers asothers recognize God’s presence in ourcongregation•God’s Peace that passes all ourunderstanding. Knowing that we havefulfilled God’s call on our lives to spreadthe Good News of Jesus ChristOur Motives 12 of 12

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