50 Bible Verses about Motivation
Most Relevant Verses
All the ways of a man are clean in his own sight,
But the Lord weighs the motives.
Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ even from envy and strife, but some also from good will;
But one who prophesies speaks to men for edification and exhortation and consolation.
Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth.
constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father,
For I have come to have much joy and comfort in your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you, brother.
and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds,
that is, that I may be encouraged together with you while among you, each of us by the other’s faith, both yours and mine.
You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your pleasures.
Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing.
Now may the God who gives perseverance and encouragement grant you to be of the same mind with one another according to Christ Jesus,
But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.
or he who exhorts, in his exhortation; he who gives, with liberality; he who leads, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.
For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
Moreover David was greatly distressed because the people spoke of stoning him, for all the people were embittered, each one because of his sons and his daughters. But David strengthened himself in the Lord his God.
“I, the Lord, search the heart,
I test the mind,
Even to give to each man according to his ways,
According to the results of his deeds.
“If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge;
Fools despise wisdom and instruction.
After the reading of the Law and the Prophets the synagogue officials sent to them, saying, “Brethren, if you have any word of exhortation for the people, say it.”
For God will bring every act to judgment, everything which is hidden, whether it is good or evil.
In all labor there is profit,
But mere talk leads only to poverty.
strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, “Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.”
Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart
Be acceptable in Your sight,
O Lord, my rock and my Redeemer.
Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion,
Therefore do not go on passing judgment before the time, but wait until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the things hidden in the darkness and disclose the motives of men’s hearts; and then each man’s praise will come to him from God.
Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
“Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.
About the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?” that is, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
But Moses said to God, “Who am I, that I should go to Pharaoh, and that I should bring the sons of Israel out of Egypt?”
Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
But the Lord is with me like a dread champion;
Therefore my persecutors will stumble and not prevail.
They will be utterly ashamed, because they have failed,
With an everlasting disgrace that will not be forgotten.
Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to those who hear.
Topics on Motivation
- Afflictions, Consolation During
- Aim At Love
- Being An Encourager
- Brotherly Love
- Building Each Other Up
- Call To Action
- Doing Your Best
- Edification, Means Of
- Encouraging One Another
- Encouraging Others
- Exhort Others
- God, All knowing
- Keeping Christ's Commands
- Love Shown By Deeds
- Peace And Comfort