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  • Ambition

    Contributed by Neil Richardson on Mar 12, 2008
     | 3,251 views

    Worldly ambition’s causes, symptoms and effects is compared with godly ambition.

    1 Timothy 6:3-10 Ambition Brunel Runnymede February 19th 2003 Intro • “You never go further than when you no longer know where you are going” (Goethe). • Jackson & Caroline story, including going south of the river! 4 hours for 45 minute journey. • This illustrates: the need for a purpose [reaching ...read more

  • Ambition Series

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Oct 17, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 15,206 views

    Improper and self-centered ambitions do not honor God and ultimately are destructive.

    #2005-41 Sermon Series: Find Your Focus Title: Ambition Text: I Kings 1:5-10, 49-52; 2:21-24 Truth: Improper and self-centered ambitions do not honor God and ultimately are destructive. (Outline from Lifeway.) Aim: to help you keep your ambitions in line with the Lord’s purposes. Life ?: How do ...read more

  • Ambition

    Contributed by Geoffrey Foot on Apr 4, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,218 views

    James and John wanted to to sit at Christ's side in His kingdom - is this raw ambition? or is there something else here we can learn from?

    Ambition Matthew 20:20 - 28 Today we see two of Jesus' closest disciple being ambitious, the request to sit at Christ's side in His kingdom. Ironically in Mark’s gospel it is James and John who actually come to Jesus with this request. In Matthew, today's gospel, it is their mother… ambition. ...read more

  • Extraordinary Ambition Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Jul 21, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,482 views

    About how Paul’s understanding of ambition challenges our own ambitions.

    Begin with question: Are you an ambitious person? (or What do you think of when you think of ambition?) May cause some mixed feelings… because the idea of ambition conjure up and capture very different things. Ambition isn’t something we have to be taught… • Don’t have to put ambition in ...read more

  • The Power Of Ambition Series

    Contributed by Stephen Schwambach on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,110 views

    Ambition is bad, right?...not necessarily.

    The Power of Ambition “Uncharted” Week 2 September 19, 2004 Drama: “Make it Happen” You could sum up every over-the-top success seminar you’ve ever attended in a single word: • “AMBITION” We’re not exactly lacking for social icons who EMBODY that word, are we? IMAG 01 – Donald ...read more

  • An Unselfish Ambition

    Contributed by Fred Lab on Feb 6, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,633 views

    This is a sermon I put together for our 100% Sunday. Helping our church to realize our amazing potential.

    ICCC 2-4-07 “An Unselfish ambition” Philippians 2 & Acts 2 Ralph L. Woods: An ambitious farmer, unhappy about the yield of his crops, heard of a highly recommended new seed corn. He bought some and produced a crop that was so abundant his astonished neighbors asked him to sell them a portion of ...read more

  • Blind Ambition Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Apr 25, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,198 views

    Overcoming the world view of winning at all costs and moving toward a biblical view of success.

    Proclaiming His Majesty Series 2006 Blind Ambition Genesis 11:1-9 If you could travel back in time to the days of Noah what an amazing sight you would see! Not the flood or the ark, but right after the flood waters had dried is the time I am thinking of. If you were there you would find ...read more

  • Holy Ambition

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on May 10, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,293 views

    In Christ can be found a limitless supply of spiritual wealth.

    HOLY AMBITION Philippians 3:7-14 Paul’s Damascus Road encounter with the Lord (Acts 9) completely turned him around. It revolutionized his whole being. In Christ he had found a limitless supply of spiritual wealth that made everthing else as worthless. May we cultivate the holy and heavenly ...read more

  • Spiritual Ambition

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Aug 6, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 9,328 views

    Go to Rome regardless of the cost!

    Acts 19:21 KJV After these things were ended, Paul purposed in the spirit, when he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, to go to Jerusalem, saying, After I have been there, I must also see Rome. I. INTRODUCTION—AMBITION A. General Quotes T. D. English—Ambition is the germ from ...read more

  • A Fable Of Ambition Series

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Aug 30, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 6,734 views

    Gideon's failure appears to be ambition sneaking in after he made the right original decision that poisoned Abimelech's character. Jotham's fable is a cautionary tale.

    I know you’ve all heard me quote the brilliant Jewish novelist, Elie Wiesel, on many occasions. The famed author of Night and Jewish philanthropist once said, “Some stories are true that never happened.” He didn’t mean, of course, that we should chuck our healthy skepticism ...read more

  • The Ambition Of Forgiveness Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Jun 6, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,962 views

    Part 4 of a study of Philemon

    Ambition of Forgiveness Philemon 19-25 Studying through this small book in the New Testament we have seen great truths and have been challenged as we all face opportunities to offer and possibly even receive forgiveness. · First we looked at “The Ability of Forgiveness.” During this look we ...read more

  • Our Ambition

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jul 30, 2012
     | 3,235 views

    I. EXORDIUM: Do you have any ambition in life? Do you know these ambitions need to be align with GOD's Words? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To enumerate the ambitions according to the will of GOD. IV. TEXT: 1 Thess

    I. EXORDIUM: Do you have any ambition in life? Do you know these ambitions need to be align with GOD's Words? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To enumerate the ambitions according to the will of GOD. IV. TEXT: 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 (New Living Translation, Second Edition) ...read more

  • Godly Ambition Series

    Contributed by Bob Myers on Sep 8, 2020
     | 4,844 views

    Ambition is a common human motivation. We see it played out in the lives of countless men and women throughout history. In our text today, we observe two kinds of burning ambition. While the passion to achieve desired ends is similar, the motivation sets them worlds apart.

    Who Is This Man? Godly Ambition Mark 10:32-45 Ambition We often talk about people going through “phases.” That’s especially true for those who are growing through adolescence or some other dynamic season of life. “Oh, don’t worry about it,” we tell ourselves, “it’s just a phase.” Grown adults ...read more

  • Secret Ambition

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Mar 4, 2021
     | 3,106 views

    This sermon is about pride, ambition and the desire to great.

    SECRET AMBITION Mark 10:35-45 There is the story about a painter who was painting a picture of Oliver Cromwell. When Cromwell saw the painting he was not pleased because he did not think the painting was genuine. He therefore told the court painter to take it back and paint him ...read more

  • Godly Ambition

    Contributed by Jim Keegan on Mar 27, 2024
     | 234 views

    The nature of the Church, consists of a 2000-year-old chain of disciples who live their faith devoutly and inspire others to do the same. And every one of us is meant to be a link in that chain, for our own lives to carry and pass the torch of God’s love in Christ.

    Godly Ambition 2 Timothy 2:1-7 Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin spent ten years researching and writing a book on Abraham Lincoln’s White House years (Team of Rivals). She says she was surprised, through studying his life and character, to discover one quality in particular that stood out as ...read more