are you self- motivated spiritually?. what is your “motivation quotient?”

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Are You Self- Motivated Spiritually? Slide 2 Slide 3 What is Your Motivation Quotient? Slide 4 Needed: Spiritual Rudys Slide 5 Job Description Must be able to work independently. Must be able to work well with others. Slide 6 The Rich Young Ruler He was self-motivated. He was self-directed instead of God directed! Slide 7 Our Desire Only Works Through Gods Power ! Slide 8 Psalm 42:1-2 (NIV) As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God. 2 My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God? Slide 9 Psalm 63:1 (NIV) 1 O God, you are my God, earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you, my body longs for you, in a dry and weary land where there is no water. Slide 10 Matthew 5:6 (NIV) Jesus says: Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Slide 11 Colossians 3:1-2 (NIV) 3 Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. Slide 12 Colossians 3:1-2 (KJV) If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. 2 Set your affections on things above, not on things on the earth. Slide 13 Matthew 6:21 (NIV) 21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Slide 14 Matthew 6:33 (NIV) 33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Slide 15 Signs of the Spiritually Self-Motivated Individual Interest in spiritual matters Seeks out or readily accepts chances for growth. Volunteers to teach so that he or she might learn rather than waiting to be asked. Slide 16 Signs of the Spiritually Self-Motivated Individual Reads and Studies Attends and Participates Desires Development and Growth Willing to Devote Resources (time energy--money) to Spiritual Things. Slide 17 Who Motivates the Motivator? Paul Meyer Success Motivation Institute 1 Crystallize your thinking. Set a dynamic goal. 2 Develop a plan to reach that goal and give yourself a deadline on its accomplishment. Slide 18 Who Motivates the Motivator? Paul Meyer Success Motivation Institute. 3 Develop a burning desire to reach that goal. It must become an obsession with you. 4 Develop an unshakable faith in yourself to accomplish it. 5 Create a force of iron will determination. Let nothing keep you from reaching your goal. Slide 19 Suggestions We can cultivate desire! Dont wait for others to motivate youaccept responsibility yourself. Desire to be like God and Christ. Slide 20 Slide 21 This PowerPoint based sermon is an example of the material being developed by Tom Steed and being distributed by Although copyrighted, users may present this material in their own churches. This material may be edited but may not be edited and redistributed. If someone wants a copy you must either give them the original version or send them to the webpage to obtain their own version. You may remove this page from your slide show prior to your presentation. Some notes are included with this presentation. View the presentation in the Notes mode to see the notes text. View the presentation in presentation mode to see the special transitions. RESTRICTIONS: This product/publication includes images from Corel MegaGallery and Corel Gallery 1,000,000 which are protected by the copyright laws of the U.S. Canada and elsewhere. Used under license. These images are for viewing purposes only and may not be saved or downloaded No warranty or guarantee is implied. Some scripture quotations taken from: King James version or HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION (NIV) 1973, 1978 by the International Bible Society, used by permission of Zondervan Bible publishers. Visit for resources for Preachers and Sunday School teachers that use the computers & digital projectors to teach. STEEDS SERMONS