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  • Ambition Series

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Oct 18, 2005
    based on 22 ratings
     | 10,005 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 ...read more

  • Ambition

    Contributed by Neil Richardson on Mar 13, 2008
     | 1,029 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 ...read more

  • Ambition

    Contributed by Geoffrey Foot on Apr 13, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,704 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… ...read more

  • An Unselfish Ambition

    Contributed by Fred Lab on Feb 7, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,974 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 ...read more

  • Blind Ambition Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on May 1, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,693 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 ...read more

  • The Ambition Of Forgiveness Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Jun 11, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,925 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

  • Holy Ambition

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on May 10, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 771 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 ...read more

  • Our Ambition

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jul 30, 2012
     | 1,372 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, ...read more

  • A Fable Of Ambition Series

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Aug 31, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,652 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

  • Spiritual Ambition

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Aug 6, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,602 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 ...read more

  • Extraordinary Ambition Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Jul 21, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,544 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 ...read more

  • The Power Of Ambition Series

    Contributed by Stephen Schwambach on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,618 views

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

  • What Is Our Ambition?

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Apr 25, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,945 views

    No one wants to fail. But if our ambition to succeed becomes motivated by the fear of failure, ambition can become an idol in our lives and in our church.

    IT IS SAFE TO SAY THAT NOBODY WANTS TO DELIBERATELY FAIL AT ANYTHING. THE INTERESTING THING ABOUT "FAILING" IS THE NEED TO UNDERSTAND THE BASICS OF FAILURE ITSELF. THE GREATEST NEWS ABOUT FAILURE IS THAT FAILURE IN AND OF ITSELF IS NEVER FINAL. YOU CAN LEARN GREAT LESSONS FROM FAILURE IF YOU ARE ...read more

  • James: Ambition, Courage And Zeal Series

    Contributed by Rik Wadge on Sep 1, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 4,934 views

    The three main characteristics of James the Apostle.

    The 12 Apostles Week 4 – James Dr. Rik B. Wadge, Ph.D. "Ambition, Courage and Zeal" Joke MAN OF THE HOUSE One of the men in the church had gone to his Pastor for counseling, where he revealed his dreams of becoming more ambitious, couragous and zealous in his marriage. With that the ...read more

  • "Ambition And High Hopes" Series

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Jan 25, 2007
     | 910 views

    The sermon deals with the ethical question: "Is it right or wrong for a Christian to be ambitious".

    In Jesus Holy Name January 28, 2007 Text: James 3:13-4:3 Epiphany IV, Redeemer “Ambition and High Hopes” The Book of James 7th in the Series One of the fun things to study in the scriptures is the biblical themes. These biblical these weave through the fabric of scripture. We ...read more