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Job 20:5-9
That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?
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Job 24:24
They are exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all other, and cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.
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Psalm 49:11-20
Their inward thought is, that their houses shall continue for ever, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names.
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The Use of Money
... Not enough of foolish and hurtful desires? Not enough of pride, lust, ambition
vanity? not enough of everlasting burnings? Poor wretch! ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 50 the use of.htm

Vanity of Human Glory.
... But the most dangerous, perhaps, of all kinds of vanity is to be vain of our ... to be
good men, and much more to seek their praises, which is a kind of ambition. ...
/.../newman/parochial and plain sermons vol viii/sermon xii vanity of human.htm

Inevitable Nemesis
... Ambition this shall tempt to rise, ... Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher; vanity
of vanities"all is vanity!" True always, it never seemed more true than now ...
/.../chapter xxviii inevitable nemesis.htm

The Soul Ought not to be Disquieted, nor Draw Back in the ...
... and will have for himself, with the rough file of temptation, with which he polishes
it from the rust of pride, avarice, vanity, ambition, presumption, and self ...
/.../the spiritual guide which disentangles the soul/chap ix the soul ought.htm

Ananias and Sapphira
... only too well, how far short the Church on earth falls of that"how much worldliness,
and vanity, and ambition"yes, and even grosser sins"mingle with our ...
/.../milligan/men of the bible some lesser-known/ananias and sapphira.htm

Curiosity a Temptation to Sin.
... We indulge our reason, we indulge our passions, we indulge our ambition, our vanity,
our love of power; we throw ourselves into the society of bad, worldly, or ...
/.../newman/parochial and plain sermons vol viii/sermon v curiosity a temptation.htm

His Character.
... The contrast between the pure and holy zeal of the preacher and the reformer and
the ambition and vanity of a woman on the throne is very striking and must be ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/chapter xi his character.htm

Christ's Own Testimony Concerning Himself.
... All this he does without the remotest sense of pride or ambition or vanity,
but with the simplicity and authority of self-evident truth. ...
/.../schaff/the person of christ/christs own testimony concerning himself.htm

David's Deserts
... Nothing is sacred in their eyes. Luxury, ambition, revenge, vanity, recklessness
of decency, open rebellion, disgrace them in the sight of all men. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/kingsley/david/sermon iv davids deserts.htm

Remembering How Far the Writer of Our Book Excels all who have ...
... High ambition, and deeds which surpass it, fame crowning them all, Brought to blaze ...
light, than a thousand years twice told, thus spent in vanity, without real ...
/.../jennings/old groans and new songs/chapter vi remembering how far.htm



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