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Theasaurus: Motives

38 Bible Verses about motives

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Philippians 1:18

What then? notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretense, or in truth, Christ is preached, and I therein do rejoice, and will even rejoice.

1 Corinthians 3:13

the work of each one shall be made manifest, for the day shall declare it because it shall be revealed by fire; the work of each one, whatever sort it is, the fire shall put it to test.

2 Corinthians 10:2

but I beseech you that I need not be bold when I am present with that confidence, with which I am esteemed to use against some who regard us as if we walked according to the flesh.

1 Thessalonians 2:3

For our exhortation was not of error nor of uncleanness nor in guile,

Psalm 17:3

Thou hast proved my heart; thou hast visited me in the night; thou hast refined me and hast found no iniquity; that which I thought did not pass through my mouth.

Philippians 1:17

but the others out of charity, knowing that I am placed here for the defense of the gospel.

Proverbs 20:5

Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water, but a man of intelligence will draw it out.

2 Corinthians 5:11

Therefore being certain of that terror of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest unto God, and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences.

James 2:4

Are ye not then judging in yourselves and are become judges of evil thoughts?

Proverbs 21:27

The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination; how much more, when he brings it with lewdness?

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know also, my God, that thou dost try the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things; and now have I seen with joy that thy people, who are present here, have given willingly unto thee.

1 Samuel 2:3

Do not multiply thyself speaking great and lofty things; let arrogant words cease from your mouth, for the LORD is the all-knowing God, and the magnificent works are his.

Proverbs 24:12

if thou should say, Behold, we knew it not; shall not he that weighs the hearts understand it? and he that keeps thy soul, does he not know it? and shall he not render to every man according to his works?

Galatians 4:17

They are zealous after you, but not for good; they would exclude you from us, that ye might be zealous after them.

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For we were never flatterers in the word, as ye know, nor tainted with covetousness, God is witness,

Psalm 7:9

Let wickedness consume the wicked; but establish the just: for the righteous God is he who tries the hearts and kidneys.

Topics on Motives

Motives, Examples Of

50;1;15-18

Some indeed preach the Christ even out of envy and strife, but others also out of good will.

Motives, Importance Of

19;106;8

Nevertheless he saved them for his name's sake, that he might make his mighty power to be known.