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  • Ambition

    Contributed by Geoffrey Foot on Apr 13, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,573 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

  • Ambition

    Contributed by Neil Richardson on Mar 13, 2008
     | 990 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 Series

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Oct 18, 2005
    based on 22 ratings
     | 9,880 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

  • Extraordinary Ambition Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Jul 21, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,453 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
     | 1,549 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 7, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,879 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

  • Our Ambition

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jul 30, 2012
     | 1,338 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

  • Holy Ambition

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on May 10, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 738 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

  • Blind Ambition Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on May 1, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,631 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

  • Spiritual Ambition

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Aug 6, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,411 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

  • The Ambition Of Forgiveness Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Jun 11, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,836 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

  • A Fable Of Ambition Series

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Aug 31, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,555 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

  • Paul Changes Ambitions

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jun 9, 2015
    based on 7 ratings
     | 8,237 views

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    Paul Changes Ambitions Philippians 3:10-11 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/ambitions.html "That I may know Him" 1. Knowing Christ is personal. v. 10 Know whom? Him! Christianity is not an 'it,' it's a HIM! This is the difference between us and the world of religion. They are about ...read more

  • When Ambition Meets Grace

    Contributed by Larrin Robertson on Nov 15, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,047 views

    The rich young man in this text could not be satisfied until he had it all. He realized that his accumulated "stuff" was not enough, and he wanted more...that is, until he realized that there was nothing he needed to do to get it.

    Matthew 19:16-30 When Ambition Meets Grace How much are you willing to give up now, in order to have it all later? Before you answer the question, be sure you think about what had to endure to get what you have. This has been a lifelong journey over which good friendships and meaningful ...read more

  • God-Honoring Ambition Series

    Contributed by Andy Flowers on Mar 10, 2009
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     | 1,923 views

    WOrking hard for the Lord.

    Title: God-Honoring Ambition Text: Chapter 2:11-20 God-honoring ambition leads to a life of purpose. Nehemiah 2:11-20 11 So I came to Jerusalem and was there three days. 12 And I arose in the night, I and a few men with me. I did not tell anyone what my God was putting into my mind to do ...read more