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Self-seeking Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    self-seeking adj : interested only in yourself [syn: self-serving] n : taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others [syn: opportunism, self-interest, expedience]
Self-seeking Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Self-seeking \Self"-seek`ing\, n. The act or habit of seeking one's own interest or happiness; selfishness.
Self-seeking Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Self-seeking \Self"-seek`ing\, a. Seeking one's own interest or happiness; selfish. --Arbuthnot.
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    * We are living in a day of self-seeking and irresponsibility, even in Christian circles. Few indeed are the Christian believers who have truly laid their all on the altar for Christ. Few are the spiritual leaders who truly put God FIRST . Rather they think first, albeit subconsciously, of their positions, popularity, salaries and the success of the organizations over which they preside. While professing strong allegiance to God and His Word, they are nevertheless careful not to emphasize those passages from the Word which might ruffle feathers or rock the boat, as we say. In spite of their professed fidelity to God's Word and will, their first objective is actually to keep their organizations running smoothly and pleasantly so that they may continue to grow in numbers. This has become a way of life in Christendom, but in this matter too we should 'search the Scriptures daily,' to determine whether these things have God's approval, for however good and right a thing may seem, if it is at variance with the Word, rightly divided, it is contrary to the will of God and therefore wrong. - Cornelius Stam


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    • Orphanages urged to be cautious of self-seeking people
      Dr Nana Henne Ababio, Managing Director of World of Friends Orphanage in the Berekum Municipality, on Friday cautioned orphanage home operators to be wary of people who capitalize on inmates to make wealth abroad. Read more on this news related to 'Self-seeking'
    • Biggest challenge for National Conference is upcoming Assembly polls: Devender Singh Rana
      Claiming that the biggest challenge for his National Conference is the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls, senior leader Devender Singh Rana today said his party would register a massive win in the elections while "self-seeking parties" will be pushed into a corner. Read more on this news related to 'Self-seeking'

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