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  • Ambition

    Contributed by Geoffrey Foot on Apr 4, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,992 views

    James and John wanted to to sit at Christ's side in His kingdom - is this raw ambition? or is there something else here we can learn from?

    Ambition Matthew 20:20 - 28 Today we see two of Jesus' closest disciple being ambitious, the request to sit at Christ's side in His kingdom. Ironically in Mark’s gospel it is James and John who actually come to Jesus with this request. In Matthew, today's gospel, it is their mother… ...read more

  • Ambition

    Contributed by Neil Richardson on Mar 12, 2008
     | 2,616 views

    Worldly ambition’s causes, symptoms and effects is compared with godly ambition.

    1 Timothy 6:3-10 Ambition Brunel Runnymede February 19th 2003 Intro • “You never go further than when you no longer know where you are going” (Goethe). • Jackson & Caroline story, including going south of the river! 4 hours for 45 minute journey. • This illustrates: the need for a purpose ...read more

  • Ambition Series

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Oct 17, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 13,608 views

    Improper and self-centered ambitions do not honor God and ultimately are destructive.

  • The Power Of Ambition Series

    Contributed by Stephen Schwambach on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,138 views

    Ambition is bad, right?...not necessarily.

    The Power of Ambition “Uncharted” Week 2 September 19, 2004 Drama: “Make it Happen” You could sum up every over-the-top success seminar you’ve ever attended in a single word: • “AMBITION” We’re not exactly lacking for social icons who EMBODY that word, are we? IMAG 01 – Donald ...read more

  • An Unselfish Ambition

    Contributed by Fred Lab on Feb 6, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,614 views

    This is a sermon I put together for our 100% Sunday. Helping our church to realize our amazing potential.

    ICCC 2-4-07 “An Unselfish ambition” Philippians 2 & Acts 2 Ralph L. Woods: An ambitious farmer, unhappy about the yield of his crops, heard of a highly recommended new seed corn. He bought some and produced a crop that was so abundant his astonished neighbors asked him to sell them a ...read more

  • Holy Ambition

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on May 10, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,810 views

    In Christ can be found a limitless supply of spiritual wealth.

    HOLY AMBITION Philippians 3:7-14 Paul’s Damascus Road encounter with the Lord (Acts 9) completely turned him around. It revolutionized his whole being. In Christ he had found a limitless supply of spiritual wealth that made everthing else as worthless. May we cultivate the holy and ...read more

  • The Ambition Of Forgiveness Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Jun 6, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,840 views

    Part 4 of a study of Philemon

    Ambition of Forgiveness Philemon 19-25 Studying through this small book in the New Testament we have seen great truths and have been challenged as we all face opportunities to offer and possibly even receive forgiveness. · First we looked at “The Ability of Forgiveness.” During this look we ...read more

  • Blind Ambition Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Apr 25, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,390 views

    Overcoming the world view of winning at all costs and moving toward a biblical view of success.

    Proclaiming His Majesty Series 2006 Blind Ambition Genesis 11:1-9 If you could travel back in time to the days of Noah what an amazing sight you would see! Not the flood or the ark, but right after the flood waters had dried is the time I am thinking of. If you were there you ...read more

  • Spiritual Ambition

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Aug 6, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 7,902 views

    Go to Rome regardless of the cost!

    Acts 19:21 KJV After these things were ended, Paul purposed in the spirit, when he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, to go to Jerusalem, saying, After I have been there, I must also see Rome. I. INTRODUCTION—AMBITION A. General Quotes T. D. English—Ambition is the germ ...read more

  • A Fable Of Ambition Series

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Aug 30, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 5,815 views

    Gideon's failure appears to be ambition sneaking in after he made the right original decision that poisoned Abimelech's character. Jotham's fable is a cautionary tale.

    I know you’ve all heard me quote the brilliant Jewish novelist, Elie Wiesel, on many occasions. The famed author of Night and Jewish philanthropist once said, “Some stories are true that never happened.” He didn’t mean, of course, that we should chuck our healthy skepticism ...read more

  • Extraordinary Ambition Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Jul 21, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,312 views

    About how Paul’s understanding of ambition challenges our own ambitions.

    Begin with question: Are you an ambitious person? (or What do you think of when you think of ambition?) May cause some mixed feelings… because the idea of ambition conjure up and capture very different things. Ambition isn’t something we have to be taught… • Don’t have to put ...read more

  • Secret Ambition

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Mar 4, 2021
     | 2,149 views

    This sermon is about pride, ambition and the desire to great.

    SECRET AMBITION Mark 10:35-45 There is the story about a painter who was painting a picture of Oliver Cromwell. When Cromwell saw the painting he was not pleased because he did not think the painting was genuine. He therefore told the court painter to take it back and paint him ...read more

  • Godly Ambition Series

    Contributed by Bob Myers on Sep 8, 2020
     | 2,923 views

    Ambition is a common human motivation. We see it played out in the lives of countless men and women throughout history. In our text today, we observe two kinds of burning ambition. While the passion to achieve desired ends is similar, the motivation sets them worlds apart.

  • Our Ambition

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jul 30, 2012
     | 2,501 views

    I. EXORDIUM: Do you have any ambition in life? Do you know these ambitions need to be align with GOD's Words? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To enumerate the ambitions according to the will of GOD. IV. TEXT: 1 Thess

    I. EXORDIUM: Do you have any ambition in life? Do you know these ambitions need to be align with GOD's Words? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To enumerate the ambitions according to the will of GOD. IV. TEXT: 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 (New Living Translation, ...read more

  • Ambition Of James And John Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jan 3, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 12,663 views

    James and John were naturally talented and dedicated to the Lord. Their mother, just like many mothers today, wanted the best for her children, and so a few days before Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, she made a request in behalf of her children.

    April 20, 2006 Near Jordan (37) Ambition of James and John Matthew 20:20-28, Mark 10:35-45 20 Then came to him the mother of Zebedee’s children with her sons, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him. From Matthew 4:21 we know that the two sons of Zebedee were the ...read more