Ambition: God Condemns
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Genesis 11:7
Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.
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Isaiah 5:8
Woe to them that join house to house, that lay field to field, till there be no place, that they may be placed alone in the middle of the earth!
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God Distinguished from Idols, that He May be the Exclusive Object ...
... he gives the name of dulia, he condemns as much ... or to idols: afterwards ambition
followed"ambition which, decking man in the spoils of God, dared to ...
/.../the institutes of the christian religion/chapter 12 god distinguished from.htm

Paul's Last Letter
... sinful leniency toward those whom God condemns, will erelong ... such workers the cause
of God languishes, and ... incitements to selfishness and ambition that allure ...
/.../white/the acts of the apostles/lesson 49 pauls last letter.htm

Men Often Highly Esteem what God Abhors.
... Man's rule condemns nothing, provided man so restrains himself as not to ... esteemed
among men, yet is an abomination before God, viz.: selfish ambition. ...
/.../finney/sermons on gospel themes/xxi men often highly esteem.htm

The Trial at Caesarea
... lust, and ambition, the evil deeds meditated upon in the dark recesses of the soul,
yet never executed for want of opportunity"all these God's law condemns. ...
/.../white/the acts of the apostles/lesson 39 the trial at.htm

Of the Miseries and Ills to which the Human Race is Justly Exposed ...
... deceit, flattery, fraud, theft, robbery, perfidy, pride, ambition, envy, murders ...
But because God does not wholly desert those whom He condemns, nor shuts ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 22 of the miseries and.htm

More and More
... This to me shall be ambition"to be more and more subservient to the ... know, when you
avoid the evils which custom tolerates but which God condemns, then you ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 17 1871/more and more.htm

The Parable of the Householder. A Sermon, by Bishop Latimer.
... well considered and printed in our hearts, all ambition and desire ... which is impossible
to men, is possible with God;" signifying, that he condemns not all ...
/.../the pulpit of the reformation nos 1 2 and 3 /the parable of the householder.htm

Woes on the Pharisees
... Alas, how often have worldly ambition, despotism, and the ... undone." In these words
Christ again condemns the abuse of ... tithing system was ordained by God, and it ...
//christianbookshelf.org/white/the desire of ages/chapter 67 woes on the.htm

Letter ii.
... disobeyed, what wonder is it if marriage condemns more than ... not caught by the longings
of ambition or glory ... a Christian which is, disobedience to God; but all ...
//christianbookshelf.org/chrysostom/on the priesthood/letter ii.htm

Through the Fall and Revolt of Adam, the Whole Human Race Made ...
... opened the door to ambition, and ambition was the ... properly deemed sinful in the sight
of God; for there ... of corrupt nature, he not only condemns the inordinate ...
/.../calvin/the institutes of the christian religion/chapter 1 through the fall.htm



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