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Self Examination

Outline

 

1. Necessitated by Our Natural State

2. Putting Ourselves to the Test

3. Discerning and Proving

4. How to Deal with Our Findings

5. Under Divine Inspection

 

1. Necessitated by Our Natural State

 

Jeremiah 17:9 “The human heart is the most deceitful of all things, and desperately wicked. Who really knows how bad it is?

 

2. Putting Ourselves to the Test

 

Psalms 77:6 when my nights were filled with joyful songs.  I search my soul and ponder the difference now.

 

Lamentations 3:40 Instead, let us test and examine our ways.  Let us turn back to the Lord.

 

1 Corinthians 11:28 That is why you should examine yourself before eating the bread and drinking the cup.

 

2 Corinthians 13:5 Examine yourselves to see if your faith is genuine. Test yourselves. Surely you know that Jesus Christ is among you; if not, you have failed the test of genuine faith.

 

3. Discerning and Proving

 

1 Corinthians 11:31 But if we would examine ourselves, we would not be judged by God in this way.

 

Galatians 6:4 Pay careful attention to your own work, for then you will get the satisfaction of a job well done, and you won’t need to compare yourself to anyone else.

 

4. How to Deal with Our Findings

 

Psalms 119:59 I pondered the direction of my life, and I turned to follow your laws.

 

5. Under Divine Inspection

 

Psalms 26:2 Put me on trial, Lord, and cross-examine me. Test my motives and my heart.

 

Psalms 139:23-24 Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. 24 Point out anything in me that offends you, and lead me along the path of everlasting life.

 

Outline is from the Dixon Analytical Bible

Scripture is from the New Living Bible courtesy of www.biblegateway.com

Arranged and modified by HKM 11/03/2011