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Theasaurus: Motives

38 Bible Verses about motives

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Philippians 1:18

What does it matter? Only that in every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is proclaimed. I rejoice in this, yes, and will rejoice.

1 Corinthians 3:13

each man's work will be revealed. For the Day will declare it, because it is revealed in fire; and the fire itself will test what sort of work each man's work is.

2 Corinthians 10:2

Yes, I beg you that I may not, when present, show courage with the confidence with which I intend to be bold against some, who consider us to be walking according to the flesh.

1 Thessalonians 2:3

For our exhortation is not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in deception.

Psalm 17:3

You have proved my heart. You have visited me in the night. You have tried me, and found nothing. I have resolved that my mouth shall not disobey.

Philippians 1:17

but the latter out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the Good News.

Proverbs 20:5

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

2 Corinthians 5:11

Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are revealed to God; and I hope that we are revealed also in your consciences.

James 2:4

haven't you shown partiality among yourselves, and become judges with evil thoughts?

Proverbs 21:27

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination: how much more, when he brings it with a wicked mind!

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know also, my God, that you try the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things. Now have I seen with joy your people, that are present here, offer willingly to you.

Proverbs 24:12

If you say, "Behold, we didn't know this;" doesn't he who weighs the hearts consider it? He who keeps your soul, doesn't he know it? Shall he not render to every man according to his work?

Galatians 4:17

They zealously seek you in no good way. No, they desire to alienate you, that you may seek them.

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For neither were we at any time found using words of flattery, as you know, nor a cloak of covetousness (God is witness),

2 Corinthians 10:3

For though we walk in the flesh, we don't wage war according to the flesh;

Psalm 7:9

Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous; their minds and hearts are searched by the righteous God.

Topics on Motives

Motives, Examples Of

50;1;15-18

Some indeed preach Christ even out of envy and strife, and some 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 known.