Ambition: Korah
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Numbers 16:3
And they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron, and said to them, You take too much on you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the LORD is among them: why then lift you up yourselves above the congregation of the LORD?
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Third Sunday Before Lent
... On the contrary, they even do many things to strengthen their ambition and
self-will, and ... 11, 27), and all the other great men aside from the faction of Korah. ...
/.../luther/epistle sermons vol ii/third sunday before lent.htm

The Epistle of Judas
... of Judas; ambition and haughtiness are his characteristics in the Pirke Aboth
(v.29), and this recurs below in ver.16 (their talk is arrogant). Korah is not ...
/.../moffat/the general epistles james peter and judas/the epistle of judas.htm

Epistle Lxiii. Limenius, Bishop of Vercell??, Having Died, the See ...
... of other things, when they hold forth honour to entice us to ambition, riches to ...
did not the earthquake swallow up Dathan, Abiron, and Korah because of their ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/epistle lxiii limenius bishop of.htm

Jeremy Taylor -- Christ's Advent to Judgment
... Did not God strike Korah and his company with fire from heaven ... persecutions of the
saints, and the cares of covetousness, and the troubles of ambition, and the ...
/.../various/the worlds great sermons vol 2/jeremy taylor christs advent.htm

Ephesians iv. 7-Apr
... Know ye not what was the fate of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram? (Numbers 16:1-35.) Of
them only did I say? ... And there is an ambition among them, and hypocrisy. ...
/.../homily xi ephesians iv 7-apr.htm

On Reconciling Religious Dissensions among Christians
... from us." (Psalm 2:3.) From this baneful source arose the sedition of Korah, Dathan,
and ... by such a desire of power as partook at once of ambition and avarice ...
/.../the works of james arminius vol 1/oration v on reconciling religious.htm

The First Book
... Religious men are lowly"they wish to be so; poor"they delight in poverty; without
ambition"they spurn it; unesteemed ... Korah taunted him: he was overwhelmed ...
// the government of god/the first book.htm

Humbly Inscribed to his Grace the Duke of Newcastle, one of his ...
... Come, my Prometheus, [56] from thy pointed rock. Of false ambition; if unchain'd,
we'll mount; ... Wrath, Pride, Ambition, and impure Desire. Lorenzo! ...
/.../young/youngs night thoughts/humbly inscribed to his grace.htm

Treatise i. On the Unity of the Church.
... Thus Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, who endeavoured to claim to themselves the power
of sacrificing in ... 3098] Describing in few words the ambition and dissimulation ...
/.../cyprian/the treatises of cyprian/treatise i on the unity.htm

The Barren Fig-Tree;
... let go the reins of their inordinate affections after pride, ambition, gluttony;
pampering ... Thus he cut down Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, when he made the earth ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/the barren fig-tree.htm

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