By Garry Knighton
Church of Christ/North - Shreveport, La.
Define motive: "Mover; to move; an inner drive; impulse that causes one to act; incentive." (Webster)
Motivation is often the key to successful action.
Without motivation nothing would be accomplished.
In this lesson, let's discuss motivation with a view toward becoming "Self-motivated" people.
HOW SOME ARE MOTIVATED.
Coercion - (Example: Josiah's reform in Israel)
BIBLICAL EXAMPLES OF SELF-MOTIVATION.
God - John 3:16.
Jesus - John 10:18.
The Thessalonians - I Thess. 1:3.
Prisilla & Aquila - Acts 18:18ff; Rom. 16:3; I Cor. 16:19; II Tim. 4:19.
THINGS THAT HINDER SELF MOTIVATION.
THE PRODUCT OF SELF MOTIVATION.
A growing church.
A happy spirit.
A sense of fulfillment.
Are you a self motivated person?
Do you want to be?
What will YOU do about it?
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