Ambition: Saints Avoid
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Psalm 131:1,2
Lord, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.
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The Great Misery of those who Lose the Saints' Rest.
... to seek the Lord, I had now been blessed among the saints.". ... not be at so small pains
to avoid it ... yet they will rather have covetousness and ambition, though it ...
/.../baxter/the saints everlasting rest/chapter v the great misery.htm

An Appendix to the Beatitudes
... a man be under the power and rage of any lust (whether it be covetousness or ambition),
how he ... The scandals of others are sea-marks for the saints to avoid. ...
/.../the beatitudes an exposition of matthew 51-12/an appendix to the beatitudes.htm

Justification
... With regard to ambition, I possess it not, except to ... obtain an approved reputation
in the church of the saints. ... Nor do I avoid or dread the presence of learned ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 2/justification.htm

The Epistle of Alexander, Bishop of Alexandria to Alexander ...
... lately formed a conspiracy, and, emulating the ambition of Colluthus ... His commands,
that thus they may avoid sin ... conveyed in the Psalms, where the saints say, In ...
/.../chapter iii the epistle of alexander.htm

Byzantine Empresses Theodora ii. , Theophano, Zoe, Theodora iii.
... both empresses were canonized as orthodox saints, but Irene ... a moment felt the thrill
of gratified ambition, and was ... secretly in trade and to avoid the payment ...
/.../brittain/women of early christianity/xiii byzantine empresses theodora ii.htm

Herod and Peter.
... in the jealousy of governments, the avarice, ambition, and resentment ... in the history
of the saints, and for ... precaution, which was necessary to avoid the danger ...
/.../dick/lectures on the acts of the apostles/lecture xiv herod and peter.htm

Twenty-Fourth Day. Holiness and Cleansing.
... to ourselves it is seen as pride, ambition, or envy ... willing of it, that the Christian
must avoid, but even ... so here with the perfection which the saints have in ...
/.../murray/holy in christ/twenty-fourth day holiness and cleansing.htm

Massillon -- the Small Number of the Elect
... known, without instructing you how to avoid it; I ... After our shipwreck, say the saints,
it is the ... as virtues?"that the sufferings of your ambition, pride, and ...
/.../kleiser/the worlds great sermons volume 3/massillon the small number.htm

Noah's Faith, Fear, Obedience, and Salvation
... THE APOSTLE COULD NOT AVOID mentioning Noah; for in him ... much of them: I far more
admire Every-day Saints. ... It is our ambition to be great believers, rather than ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 36 1890/noahs faith fear obedience and.htm

The Hedge of Thorns and the Plain Way
... second observation is this: if we avoid sloth we ... which is produced by greed or ambition;
and this ... Worldlings would have you industrious, but saints would have ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/spurgeon/sermons on proverbs/the hedge of thorns and.htm



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