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Monday, February 25, 2019

Godly Ambition

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Quote Of The Day

Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

The Greek word for “ambition,” philotim, means literally “to esteem as an honor.” Being ambitious, in and of itself, is not wrong, it’s what we esteem or honor that can be a problem. 

Are we looking to please God, Man, or Ourselves?


3 Ways To Know If Your Ambition Is From God

Source: Relevant Magazine
  • It Will Ultimately Bring Glory to God
  • It Will Benefit Others
  • It Will Seem Bigger Than What You Can Handle On Your Own

Take a moment to evaluate the dream that’s in your heart right now. Does your dream fulfill these qualities?


Daily Affirmation

I will examine every pursuit making God’s will and glory my ultimate ambition. 

Biblical Meditation

“Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself” (Philippians 2:3).

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