Ambition: Christ Condemns
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Matthew 18:1,3,4
At the same time came the disciples to Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?
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Matthew 20:25,26
But Jesus called them to him, and said, You know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority on them.
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Matthew 23:11,12
But he that is greatest among you shall be your servant.
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Woes on the Pharisees
... Alas, how often have worldly ambition, despotism, and the basest sins been ... not to
leave the other undone." In these words Christ again condemns the abuse ...
// desire of ages/chapter 67 woes on the.htm

Men Often Highly Esteem what God Abhors.
... have Christians to do in lauding and canonizing a merely selfish ambition? ... any means
the spirit of Christ; for while Christ no doubt condemns the slaveholder ...
/.../finney/sermons on gospel themes/xxi men often highly esteem.htm

Faustus Denies that the Prophets Predicted Christ. Augustin Proves ...
... of heaven, in its soaring ambition, takes shelter ... is said, if the prophets foretold
Christ, they did ... accusation which he makes here, condemns particular actions ...
/.../faustus denies that the prophets.htm

Paul's Last Letter
... sinful leniency toward those whom God condemns, will erelong ... true; men in whose hearts
Christ is formed ... the incitements to selfishness and ambition that allure ...
/.../white/the acts of the apostles/lesson 49 pauls last letter.htm

The Trial at Caesarea
... of men, the jealousy, hatred, lust, and ambition, the evil ... for want of opportunity"
all these God's law condemns. ... to come, and then presented Christ as the ...
/.../white/the acts of the apostles/lesson 39 the trial at.htm

The Law of Greatness
... He neither condemns, nor praises it, but simply teaches ... is vainglorious and egoistic
in our ambition defeat itself ... which must be redeemed, and Christ has paid ...
/.../chadwick/the gospel of st mark/chapter 10 41-45 the law of.htm

The Parable of the Householder. A Sermon, by Bishop Latimer.
... and printed in our hearts, all ambition and desire ... you shall understand, that our
Saviour Christ took occasion ... with God;" signifying, that he condemns not all ...
/.../the pulpit of the reformation nos 1 2 and 3 /the parable of the householder.htm

Through the Fall and Revolt of Adam, the Whole Human Race Made ...
... opened the door to ambition, and ambition was the ... when by a wondrous communication
Christ transfuses into ... corrupt nature, he not only condemns the inordinate ...
/.../calvin/the institutes of the christian religion/chapter 1 through the fall.htm

Letter ii.
... disobeyed, what wonder is it if marriage condemns more than ... no man free, save only
he who lives for Christ. ... is not caught by the longings of ambition or glory ...
// the priesthood/letter ii.htm

Easter Wednesday Also Suited to Easter Tuesday.
... which reason knows to be wicked and condemns as such ... For Christ died and rose for
the very purpose of ... a man having no covetous desire or ambition for advantage ...
/.../luther/epistle sermons vol ii/easter wednesday also suited to.htm

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