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Proverbs 17:19
He loves transgression that loves strife: and he that exalts his gate seeks destruction.
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Isaiah 14:12-15
How are you fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how are you cut down to the ground, which did weaken the nations!
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Ezekiel 31:10,11
Therefore thus said the Lord GOD; Because you have lifted up yourself in height, and he has shot up his top among the thick boughs, and his heart is lifted up in his height;
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Obadiah 1:3,4
The pride of your heart has deceived you, you that dwell in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high; that said in his heart, Who shall bring me down to the ground?
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False Ambition Versus Childlikeness.
... out in sharp contrast with their self-seeking, self-exalting ambition.] 5 And ... person
against whom it is committed, receives just as inevitably its punishment. ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/lxxiii false ambition versus childlikeness.htm

Of the Anger of God and the Punishment of Sins, and a Recital of ...
... XXIII."Of the Anger of God and the Punishment of Sins, and a Recital of the ... nor does
opulence, which is the inciter of lusts; nor empty ambition; nor frail ...
/.../chap xxiii of the anger of.htm

The First Lie.
... Lies do not overcome when contentment rules in Eden, but ambition is an
incipient hell! ... What is history but the story of punishment? ...
// bread/lviii the first lie.htm

On Heresies.
... heresies, nor to separate from those of the same sentiment out of ambition. For
some who ventured to set up such practices of old did not escape punishment. ...
/.../various/constitutions of the holy apostles/sec i on heresies.htm

... from fear of punishment, but in spite of fear of punishment; follow after ... eye to
duty, without selfishness, without vanity, without ambition, careless whether ...
/.../kingsley/discipline and other sermons/sermon xxi endurance.htm

Away in Paris, a Vast Concourse of People were Assembled Round an ...
... that is mean,"for everything that is contemptible and cowardly, punishment
comes,"if ... my childhood I worked for two things"vengeance and ambition; I put ...
// master-christian/xxxii away in paris a.htm

Accession of Cyrus to the Throne.
... though he had, at the time when he endured the horrid punishment which Astyages ... the
realm of Media, and he endeavored to stimulate his rising ambition to the ...
/...// the great/chapter v accession of cyrus.htm

St. James ii. 10
... than the other, and therefore must reasonably expect a greater degree of Punishment. ...
equally grateful to his Sensuality, or Covetuousness, or Ambition; is it ...
/.../sermon vi st james ii.htm

History and Doctrines of Heresies.
... If therefore God inflicted punishment immediately on those that made a schism on
account of their ambition, how much rather will He do it upon those who are ...
/.../various/constitutions of the holy apostles/sec ii history and doctrines of.htm

The Soul Ought not to be Disquieted, nor Draw Back in the ...
... with which he polishes it from the rust of pride, avarice, vanity, ambition,
presumption, and ... in it, the sin of him that does it, and the punishment that thou ...
/.../the spiritual guide which disentangles the soul/chap ix the soul ought.htm

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