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  Holy Ambition: To Preach Where Christ Has Not Been Named :: Desiring God
In other words, he was controlled by an ambition to preach the gospel to those who had not heard the name of Jesus from Jerusalem to Illyricum (Albania today), and he would not turn from this ambition until it was fulfilled.
Growing up means getting a holy ambition to wield the sword of the Spirit mightily and drive a truckload of love to the needy and kick Satan’s rear end in the name of Jesus.
That is, his calling and his ambition is not to do evangelism where the church has been planted.
www.desiringgod.org /ResourceLibrary/Sermons/ByDate/2006/1790_Holy_Ambition_To_Preach_Where_Christ_Has_Not_Been_Named   (2160 words)

  Definition of ambition - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
applies to the desire for personal advancement or preferment and may suggest equally a praiseworthy or an inordinate desire ambition>.
Learn more about "ambition" and related topics at Britannica.com
See a map of "ambition" in the Visual Thesaurus
www.m-w.com /cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=ambition   (163 words)

  SermonCentral.com - Print Friendly
Ambition is a strong desire for advancement or success or to achieve a particular end.
His improper ambition is seen in that he assumes the trappings of being the king by creating a special guard and riding in a chariot.
Ambitions are normal, but they become destructive when they lose their focus of bring glory to God and good to others.
www.sermoncentral.com /print_friendly.asp?ContributorID=&SermonID=84063   (2922 words)

 More Than 27,000 Great Quotations To Inspire You!
I had ambition not only to go farther than any man had ever been before, but as far as it was possible for a man to go.
Ambition is a Dead Sea fruit, and the greatest peril to the soul is that one is likely to get precisely what he is seeking.
Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens.
www.cybernation.com /quotationcenter/quoteshow.php?type=subject&id=51   (1063 words)

 High Ambition
For example, the ambition to take advantage of others for personal gain is contemptuous, but the ambition to empower others is noble.
The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires." However, unless stated otherwise, any reference I make to ambition will be to its positive meaning.
It is not because of a lack of ambition as much as it is a lack of self-confidence or a lack of direction.
www.personal-development.com /chuck/ambition.htm   (1154 words)

 Ministry in Daily Life
Ambition is normally associated with the ardent desire to have high position or a place of influence though it can, simultaneously, be a passion for excellence and improvement (Schnase, pp.
Having an ambition to provide extraordinary service to customers and to provide fair compensation packages to employees can be as holy as desiring to plant a new church in a presently unreached area.
Symptoms of this selfish ambition are relentless striving with an inability to rest, discouragement at the lack of recognition obtained for one’s hard work, predatory competition (even in Christian leadership), use of the present situation (and people) as a stepping stone and an “endless itchiness for other possibilities” (Schnase, p.
www.ivmdl.org /cbec.cfm?study=69   (2071 words)

 Driving Ambition, Inc. | Driver Leasing
That’s why Driving Ambition’s drivers are rewarded with the respect and incentives that guarantee they’ll be ready whenever and wherever you need them.
Driving Ambition CDL drivers are required to maintain legal and current daily logs that track the number of hours worked to ensure that they receive enough off-duty time to comply with DOT regulations.
Driving Ambition maintains a large pool of stable, loyal drivers because we foster a positive, respectful environment.
drivingambitioninc.com /leasing.html   (808 words)

 Ambition Is Just A Word Until You Act - free article courtesy of ArticleCity.com
Ambition is a sanctified ideal in the folklore of successful careers.
Ambition is knowing where you want to go, how to get there, and doing what it takes to reach the goal.
Ambition is nothing more than a word until it is coupled with commitment and action.
www.articlecity.com /articles/business_and_finance/article_4700.shtml   (760 words)

 Search Results for "ambition"
...The ambition of one s life; the subject for which we would live and die.
The allusion, of course, is to that Helen who eloped with Paris, and thus brought about the...
...combines most commonly with to plus an infinitive, as in She had an ambition to become an airline pilot, but can also combine with of or for plus a gerund or other...
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?query=ambition&db=db&filter=colReference&Submit=Go   (252 words)

 Powell's Books - Necessary Dreams: Ambition in Women's Changing Lives by Anna Fels
You will rarely, if ever, hear people say that their ambition is to write a novel that they can share with a few friends before putting it in a drawer or to do scientific research but not present their findings to a scientific forum.
Whether the ambition is to be a rock star, a caterer, a nurse, a lawyer, a landscape architect, or a dress designer, the criteria by which your accomplishment is evaluated extend beyond the personal.
Ambitions can even be fueled by the wish to receive recognition retroactively from an important figure who previously withheld it—a critical, doubting parent is a common example.
www.powells.com /biblio?show=HARDCOVER:USED:0679442448:11.95&page=excerpt   (4352 words)

My driving goal in the design of Ambition, has been to create a trick-taking game in which the role of hand-luck would be as minimal as possible, without resorting to duplication.
Ambition, as we will discuss later, was originally designed with a blend of positive and evasion objectives, point-trick scoring, an exchange à la Hearts, and a context rule (the high/low 2).
Ambition, a trick-taking game played with the standard (52-card) pack, should be fun to play, strategically deep, and mostly decisive within about an hour (6-8 rounds).
www.thegamesjournal.com /articles/Ambition1.shtml   (2635 words)

 Keep your ambitions in check - Signal vs. Noise (by 37signals)
The problem with ambition is that it leaks and it loops.
Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be simple.
The ambition was made much smaller, to focus on just one thing of the big goal, but that one thing became great.
37signals.com /svn/archives2/keep_your_ambitions_in_check.php   (2697 words)

 Ambition Quotes & Quotations compiled by GIGA
We must distinguish between felicity and prosperity; for prosperity leads often to ambition, and ambition to disappointment; the course is then over, the wheel turns round but once, while the reaction of goodness and happiness is perpetual.
Moderation is the languor and indolence of the soul, as ambition is its activity and ardor.
Unruly ambition is deaf, not only to the advice of friends, but to the counsels and monitions of reason itself.
www.giga-usa.com /quotes/topics/ambition_t004.htm   (671 words)

Ambition as such is not accounted a mortal sin; it may become such either because of the means it uses to compass its object, as for instance, the simoniacal endeavour to obtain an ecclesiastical dignity, or because of the harm done to another.
Ambition operates as a canonical impediment in the following circumstances.
Those who take their elevation to a church dignity for granted, and, before receiving the requisite formal enabling notice of it, by some overt act demean themselves as if their election were an accomplished fact, are held to be ineligible.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01381d.htm   (384 words)

 Raph’s Website » Ambition
Ambition, which was noted in the title, but not discussed in the comments, is a key motivational factor.
So my ambition is not much concerned with extremes — I would just try to follow my very instictive nose for what feels right, and were I do that well I would be satisfied.
Ambition is a powerful force, as long as it’s coupled with focus.
www.raphkoster.com /2006/06/13/ambition   (15779 words)

 Ambition Quotes
The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires.
Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
www.worldofquotes.com /topic/Ambition/index.html   (950 words)

Ambition is a part of the human condition, something each of us has to come to grips with at some point in our lives.
My first novel, Ambition, seeks to capture the essence of its characters’ struggle to achieve and the price they are prepared to pay to do so.
Ambition is the story of Marc Braddon and his drive to succeed against all odds in the fiercely competitive construction industry as a way of overcoming his tragic beginnings.
www.ambitionthenovel.com /index.html   (744 words)

 Sixth-grader's a champ, riding high on Ambition | www.azstarnet.com ®   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
She uses loops in the reins to maneuver Ambition around the dressage ring, and she competes in an age group with riders up to 21 years old.
Ambition, Holly's mom said, will do anything her daughter asks.
Holly may well realize her Olympic dream, but Ambition won't be going with her.
www.azstarnet.com /sn/pets/72691.php   (812 words)

 UK nursing agencies for agency nurse and care assistant jobs
Leading UK nursing agency Ambition 24hours specialises in the provision of qualified nurses and healthcare staff for temporary and long-term placement with NHS Trusts, private hospitals, nursing homes, HM Prison service and also organisations concerned with mental health care and learning difficulties.
Ambition 24hours has earned a reputation for an exceptionally fast, high-quality, friendly and efficient service to meet the needs of busy healthcare providers for specialist nurses and care assistants - even at very short notice.
In fact, we were the first of the UK agencies to provide a truly 24-7 service, 365 days a year, including Bank Holidays and weekends.
www.ambition24hours.co.uk   (405 words)

 National Bank: Home Ambition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
With Home Ambition we'll also waive the first year's annual account fee for your Thoroughbred Card, and you'll receive a bonus of an additional 5,000 CashBack Points when it is issued.
It will be 5% of the balance of your Home Ambition Goal Saver account used as your deposit for your home purchase (maximum Home Ambition Cash Back is $1,000) and will be paid on the date your home loan is drawn down.
Entitlement to the Home Ambition Cash Back is conditional on having participated in the Home Ambition package for at least six months prior to your home loan application date.
www.nbnz.co.nz /personal/life/proddetails/homeambition.htm   (704 words)

 Locum Jobs for UK Doctors: Ambition 24hours, Stand 15, BMJ Careers Fair, 2-3 Dec 2005, Business Design Centre, Islington
Ambition 24hours has 19 branches nationwide for convenient registration and provision of local employment for qualified doctors for both short and long-term contracts, with the hours they require.
Ambition 24hours, founded in 1996 by Penny Streeter and her mother Marion, is the fastest growing locum agency in the UK (source: 2002 national business survey, Fast Track), with £60 million revenue – based on a reputation it has established for a high quality service, according to managing director Penny Streeter.
Ambition 24hours locum staff include GPs and hospital doctors in all grades and specialisations such as anaesthetics, obstetrics and gynaecology and psychiatry.
www.emediawire.com /releases/2005/12/emw316842.htm   (392 words)

 Ambition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Recruiting consultants for Ambition is probably the most difficult assignment we face each year.
It is the Ambition consultant's role to manage this exercise for both the employer and the job seeker and to satisfy both parties.
In quite a number of instances clients are not aware of (or are sometimes sceptical about) the benefits that Ambition can bring to a recruitment exercise.
www.ambition.com.au /Home/Content.aspx?PageID=ACareerInRecruitment   (503 words)

 TPCN - Great Quotations ( To Inspire And Motivate You! - Ambition
here ambition can cover its enterprises, even to the person himself, under the appearance of principle, it is the most incurable and inflexible of passions.
hough ambition in itself is a vice, it often is also the parent of virtue.
t is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will.
www.cybernation.com /victory/quotations/subjects/quotes_ambition.html   (1101 words)

 Ambition Quotes - Quotation Guide
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
The greatest evil which fortune can inflict on men is to endow them with small talents and great ambition.
Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
www.annabelle.net /topics/ambition.php   (180 words)

 AMBITION | Rockdetector   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
AMBITION is a 2002 slick AOR venture assembled by Thom Griffin of TRILLION repute.
The debut album, initially recorded during January 2003, was produced by Jon Smith and Griffin's MECCA colleague Joe Vana.
The first AMBITION product to surface would be the track 'Waiting In My Dreams', included on the 2003 Frontiers Records 'Rock The Bones' compilation.
www.rockdetector.com /artist,33415.sm;jsessionid=94C12D0FF9918B7747E8280FF9643B1A   (182 words)

 SHENZHEN AMBITION ELECTRONICS CO.,LTD--AMBITION INVERTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Shenzhen AMBITION Electronics Co.,Ltd. established in the October, the year 1998,coming from"Qizhou Changji Power Electronics Co., Ltd",the subsidiary company of JiangSu Qizhou Group.
The spirit of AMBITIONS is fully embodied by¡°Respect, Initiative, Honesty, Harmonious¡±.
AMBITION has gathered excellent technical, business and manage human resource together and constructed an employee team with professional skills and aggressive attitude, including 1 PhD, 2 Master of Science, 56 specialist with bachelor or associate bachelor"s degree in Elect.¡¡Mech.
www.ambition.com.cn /enweb/cn-About.asp   (448 words)

 Batik SVG Toolkit
The project’s ambition is to give developers a set of core modules that can be used together or individually to support specific SVG solutions.
Another ambition for the Batik project is to make it highly extensible—for example, Batik allows the developer to handle custom SVG elements.
Even though the goal of the project is to provide a set of core modules, one of the deliverables is a full fledged SVG browser implementation which validates the various modules and their inter-operability.
xml.apache.org /batik   (578 words)

 is ambition a thief? [Archive] - RELEVANT Boards
The problem with Babel was that the people's ambition was to assume that they were big enough, smart enough, and wise enough to be able to reach up to God.
April 14th, 2005, 11:19 AM if your ambition is a desire to succeed in order to bring glory to God, then it can't be evil.
Ambition is fine when the motives of the heart are pure.
www.relevantmagazine.com /boards/archive/index.php/t-3020.html   (1179 words)

 A Man's Greatest Ambition -- iSnare.com Articles
One person I know, her great ambition in life is to travel around the world.
Their ambitions in life are to be able to help the poor people of this world.
They are ambitions which are impossible to achieve and ambitions which are possible to achieve.
www.isnare.com /?aid=57766&ca=Religion   (959 words)

 The Greedy Dragon Of Ambition - free article courtesy of ArticleCity.com
The greedy dragon of ambition is a very special dragon; he will always help you taking advantage of any new situation which offers a good opportunity.
According to feng shui and Chinese traditions, by having a greedy dragon of ambition we would be always attentive and ready to spot the opportunities which might cross our way.
The greedy dragon of ambition believes he is better than everybody else, which makes him feel self secure enough as not to let anyone move him away from his outstanding place.
www.articlecity.com /articles/self_improvement_and_motivation/article_1832.shtml   (468 words)

 LeadershipJournal.net - Pastoral Ambition
Given the nature of our American culture, this doesn't surprise me. It also doesn't surprise me that the battle with ambition will be a ferocious one, for the tendency toward self-absorption plagues every one of us.
I am convinced that personal pastoral ambition, and a pastoral ethic centered around productivity and success is brutal to our souls and destructive to the souls of the people we lead.
We must become skilled at detecting the odor of personal ambition, then flee from it as if the church's future depends on it.
www.christianitytoday.com /leaders/newsletter/2006/cln61002.html   (946 words)

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