Ministry Motivation Acts 20:32-38

March 6, 2021 Pastor: Terry Embke Series: Book of Acts

Topic: Book of Acts Passage: Acts 20:32–20:38

“Ministry Motivation” Acts 20:32-38. The Word “Motive”:“motivus”= moving; “movere” = to move; “the thing that makes you move”. Colossians 3:23 “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men.” Our Sermon In A Sentence: The Biblical Principle Is That We Offer To Minister Freely To Others & Show Appreciation For Ministry Received. 1 Corinthians 15:58 “Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.” Let Your Ministry Be Motivated:By Your Inheritance (v.32); By Material Disentanglement (v.33); By Sacrificial Giving (v.34-35); By Brotherly Affection (v.36-38). 1 Peter 1:3-4 “Praise the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. According to His great mercy, He has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead and into an inheritance that is imperishable, uncorrupted, and unfading, kept in heaven for you.”