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Ambition


1. God condemns. Ge 11:7; Isa 5:8.

2. Christ condemns. Mt 18:1,3,4; 20:25,26; 23:11,12.

3. Saints avoid. Ps 131:1,2.

4. Vanity of. Job 20:5-9; 24:24; Ps 49:11-20.

5. Leads to strife and contention. Jas 4:1,2.

6. Punishment of. Pr 17:19; Isa 14:12-15; Eze 31:10,11; Ob 1:3,4.

7. Connected with

a. Pride. Hab 2:5.

b. Covetousness. Hab 2:8,9.

c. Cruelty. Hab 2:12.

8. Exemplified

a. Adam and Eve. Ge 3:5,6.

b. Builders of Babel. Ge 11:4.

c. Miriam and Aaron. Nu 12:2.

d. Korah, &c. Nu 16:3.

e. Absalom. 2Sa 15:4; 18:18.

f. Adonijah. 1Ki 1:5.

g. Sennacherib. 2Ki 19:23.

h. Shebna. Isa 22:16.

i. Sons of Zebedee. Mt 20:21.

j. Antichrist. 2Th 2:4.

k. Diotrephes. 3Jo 1:9.