Pursuing Spiritual Self-Examination – Part 1

Pursuing Spiritual Self-Examination – Part 1

Bible Text: Lamentations 3:33-42 |
 

Major Points:

 

(1) Knowing that judgement day is coming, the scripture places much importance upon the examination of one’s own behavior, conduct, and motivations verycd 다운로드. It is much better to measure by the Word of God in this life while there is opportunity to change, than to wait until the judgement when it is too late Microsoft Office trial. (Rom. 14:12)

 

(2) While it is much easier to see the sins and faults of others, Paul exhort us to examine ourselves, whether you be in the faith, prove your own self (2 Corin Download Cookie Run. 13:5). Look not at the lives of others but examine your own life and faith. search your heart and soul diligently (Psalm 77:6) Just because someone has served the Lord for years does not guarantee that he is today living to pleasing to God 패킷트레이서 다운로드. (1 Corin. 10:12)

 

(3) Every way of a man is right in his own eyes; but the Lord weighs the hearts (Prov. 21:2). It is much easier for a person to assume he is correct and others are wrong than to sincerely examine his own life Naver Movie Download. It is wise to honestly scrutinize our own lives that we may be what God desires and not what the flesh has accepted permissible. Whatever we sow in this life we will reap in eternity Suzanna in Lyzing. (Gal. 6:7-8)

 

(4) The scripture teaches clearly in (1 Corin. 6:9-11) that the unrighteous will not gain heaven, they will suffer in eternity unless they turn to God and live righteously windows 7 ie8. The church  and the world is full of professing Christians who are committing sins and their end is assured unless they repent. (Prov. 30:12)
(5) It is not enough to hear the Word; we must be doers of the Word or we will be deceived (James 1:22-25) 캐나다 지도 다운로드. A head knowledge of the truth and fellowship with godly people alone does not prepare us for the judgement. Some of the most critical people are individuals who have a beam in their own eye 서브라임 다운로드. First cast out of your own eye; and then you shall see clearly to cast out the mote out of your brother’s eye. (Matt. 7:1-5)