Ambition - A goal that you set in life

  1. Examples of proper ambitions or goals
    1. Witnessing to unbelievers -- Rom. 15:20
    2. Being fully devoted to the Lord -- 1 Cor. 7:32, 34
    3. Desiring the greater gifts -- 1 Cor. 12:31-13:7
    4. Pleasing God in everything -- 2 Cor. 5:9
    5. Striving for perfection, unity and peace -- 2 Cor. 13:11
    6. Pressing on to serve Jesus -- Phil. 3:12-14
    7. Leading a quiet, diligent life -- 1 Thess. 4:11
    8. To pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance and gentleness -- 1 Tim. 6:11; 2 Tim. 2:22
  2. Improper ambitions include;
    1. Competing with others in the kingdom -- Mk. 10:35-45; Phil. 1:15, 17
    2. Serving your own selfish wants -- Phil. 2:3; James 2:14-16
    3. Seeking after riches -- 1 Kings 3:7-12; Lk. 12:13-21; 1 Tim. 6:9-10
    4. Attempting to glorify yourself -- Gen. 11:3-4; Dan. 4:28-30
    5. Attempting to displace God -- Ezek. 28:2; 2 Thess. 2:3-4


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