Motivation: Why We Do What We Do
Oct 30th, 2022 by bryanhudson
2 Corinthians 5:14, For the love of Christ compels [controls] us, because we judge thus: that if One died for all, then all died; 15 and He died for all, that those who live should live no longer for themselves, but for Him who died for them and rose again.
These questions goes to the heart of our motives or motivations
1. Why do people do what they do?
2. Why do we do what we do?
3. Why do you do things you are doing?
What We Know From Experience and Education
There are two motivational types: intrinsic and extrinsic
Intrinsic motivation (or internal motivation) comes from within
Extrinsic motivation (or external motivation) refers to external factors that drive you to do something.
There is Another, Higher, Motivation
Paul explained it this way to the Corinthians:
1 Corinthians 12:31 But earnestly desire the best gifts. And yet I show you a more excellent way.