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  • Blind Ambition Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Apr 25, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,875 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

  • Having A Healthy Ambition

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Oct 14, 2015
    based on 41 ratings
     | 15,878 views

    We are all ambitious, in one way or another. That is how God created us. We should be ambitious for who we are.in Christ Jesus. Ambition is a healthy thing when it motivates us to reach our God-given potential.

    For thse not familier with an Anglica Service: there are four Scripture readings prior to the message. Today's assigned readings are: Job 38:1-7 & Job 34:41; Psalm 104:1-9; Hebrews 5:1-10 and Mark10:35-45 What does it mean... to be ....ambitious? When is ambition.... healthy,... and when ...read more

  • James: Ambition, Courage And Zeal Series

    Contributed by Rik Wadge on Aug 30, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 5,241 views

    The three main characteristics of James the Apostle.

  • Your Life's New Ambitions

    Contributed by Jeffrey Samelson on Apr 5, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,723 views

    Paul shows us godly ambition, which is focused on Christ

    Fifth Sunday in Lent — March 28, 2004 Christ Lutheran Church, Columbia, MD Pastor Jeff Samelson Philippians 3:8-14 Your Life’s New Ambitions I. Know Christ II. Pursue the Prize III. Keep Your Eyes on the Finish Line Grace and peace to you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus ...read more

  • The Rooster May Crow But The Hen Delivers The Goods Series

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on May 29, 2013
    based on 17 ratings
     | 15,789 views

    I don’t want to be too hard on Jezebel this morning, so let me tell you that she was born with some great abilities and qualities. However, she elected to use them in the wrong fashion.

    TITLE: THE ROOSTER MAY CROW BUT THE HEN DELIVERS THE GOODS SCRIPTURE: I KINGS 21:25 I must admit to you this morning that preaching a sermon on Mother’s Day with Jezebel anywhere in the topic may not seem like a wise idea. Mothers are revered – Mother’s are respected - ...read more

  • Achievement And Power Series

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Jan 24, 2003
    based on 55 ratings
     | 2,535 views

    Explores what the Bible teaches about ambition.

    An excellent illustration of the pitfalls of ambition comes from Shakespeare’s classic work Macbeth. Macbeth probably expected to have ambition delivered in a quite different way then it was. He found the answers to his quest from three witches whose prophesy foretold who the next king of ...read more

  • Stop Throwing Your Talents Away Series

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jun 2, 2008
    based on 13 ratings
     | 9,150 views

    This is the fifth and final in the series on the fallout from King David’s decision to pursue Bathsheba. This focuses in on Absalom and his misuse of his his talents.

    Stop Throwing Your Talents Away 5/18/08 Proverbs 1:8-19 Philippians 3:12-16 2 Samueal 13:20-18:33 Is there anybody here, who has ever looked at someone who was wasting some talent he or she had, and you said, “if I had the talent they had, then I know I would be doing such and such.” ...read more

  • Just One Thing

    Contributed by Craig Benner on Aug 6, 2011
    based on 7 ratings
     | 9,470 views

    When someone makes reference to "one thing", you take special notice because you realize that a priority is being mentioned. Let us pay attention to the priorities of God.

    ONE THING When you start a new job, and the boss tells all the rules; you listen. When he says that there is one thing that needs to be done above everything else; you make a very special mental note, knowing that thing is a top priority. When it gets close to Christmas and the kids begin to ...read more

  • God’s Open Door—2

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Aug 26, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,144 views

    Part 2 of a 2-part sermon. The church in Philadelphia was told that Jesus had placed an open door before them. Where does God’s open door lead? 10 places where God’s open door leads the church are

    GOD’S OPEN DOOR-II—Revelation 3:7-13 Father’s Day—2002 The church in Philadelphia was told that Jesus had placed an open door before them. The true church has an open door from Jesus before her. Where does God’s open door lead? 10 places where God’s open door leads the church are... 1. ...read more

  • "My Ears Are Tuned Differently To Yours”

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Oct 18, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,475 views

    Why if the harvest is ripe are there so few harvesters

  • God's Donkey

    Contributed by Mark Holdcroft on Mar 13, 2007
    based on 51 ratings
     | 14,858 views

    I have an ambition... I want to be a donkey. Not just any old donkey. I want to be God’s donkey. Why not make it your ambition as well?

    God’s Donkey I want to tell you of one of my ambitions today. It is not an ambition that I have told many people about. In fact, it is an ambition that I have only recently had. It is an ambition that God has laid upon my heart. Some of you may feel that I have already fulfilled this ...read more

  • Sins That Reduce Us To A Shameful Silence

    Contributed by Martin Albanese on May 15, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,618 views

    Which one of us is the greatest? A look at Ambition, Jealousy, and Hostility in our lives

    Sins That Reduce Us To A Shameful Silence (Sermon notes take from a book called Yes, Lord, I Have Sinned: But I Have Several Excellent by James W. Moore.) Let me start out by asking you all a question tonight! • Have you ever been reduced to embarrassed silence? o the kind that comes for a ...read more

  • The Passion Of Self-Gratification Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Nov 30, 2009
    based on 53 ratings
     | 20,751 views

    God’s wisdom gives peace but the churches to which James wrote were experiencing chronic hostility & sharp confrontations. They fought, coveted, quarreled & condemned others to obtain their desires. They were dominated by self-will

    JAMES 4: 1-5 THE PASSION OF SELF-GRATIFICATION [Romans 7:14-25] Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy wrote of a man who was dominated by the driving desire for self-gratification. To possess land was his highest pleasure. Someone promised him that he could own all of the land he could walk ...read more

  • People On The Move

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Jan 6, 2010
    based on 19 ratings
     | 10,307 views

    We can and must keep moving ahead in our relationship with and service for Jesus. Here are several moves of a Christ follower.

  • I Simply Must Have… Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 4, 2011
    based on 7 ratings
     | 15,542 views

    God recreates the whole life of those who give up small ambitions and admissions.

    Read Matthew 13.44-46. Pray. Introduction Matthew again pairs two parables to press on us all the more forcefully one point. Last week we heard two parables of hidden and growing power. The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, small and insignificant, but hidden in the dirt it grows to ...read more