No Other Motive
John 17:1 The High Priestly Prayer
“Jesus spoke these things; and lifting up His eyes to heaven, He said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify Your Son, that the Son may glorify You,”
1 Peter 4:1-2 “Therefore, since Christ has
suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also
with the same purpose, because he who has
suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,
so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh
no longer for the lusts of men, but for the
will of God.”
Isaiah 48:6-10 “Remember the former things
long past, for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is no one like Me, declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things which have
not been done, saying, ‘My purpose will be
established, and I will accomplish all My
For what reason were we created?
What was God’s purpose in our design? Why do we exist?
We were created for His glory.
We exist by His good pleasure to exhibit
all the glories of His supreme excellence.
2 Thessalonians 1:11-12 “To this end also we pray for you always, that our God will count you worthy of your calling, and fulfill every desire for goodness and the work of faith with power, so that the name of our Lord Jesus will be glorified in you, and you in Him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ”.
His glory is to be our sole motivation
His glory is to be the “why” of everything we do!
Serving Others Evangelism
Discipleship` Loving Others
1 Corinthians 10:31 “Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”
The “whatever” that we do
His glory is the “why” of EVERYTHING we do!
Going to work Getting Married (or not)
Driving safely Washing our car
Being Healthy Rebuking another
Being funny Disciplining Children
Playing Taking a Shower
Resting Doing our school work
Why do you do what you do?
IF your SOLE motive in all your decisions
in this life was to Magnify His Supreme
Excellence and Glory,
Then how would your life change?
How to have “No Other Motive”
“Be transformed by the renewing of your
mind.” Romans 12:2
“Taking every thought captive to the
obedience of Christ” 2 Corinthians 10:5