How Are You Doing…Really?

Perry Noble, Senior Pastor at New Spring Church in South Carolina, recently wrote 10 questions to assess your personal growth.  They’re worth repeating:

#1 – Am I reading my Bible for information or transformation?  (James 1:22-25)

#2 – Am I allowing people or circumstances to steal the joy that Jesus promised to me?  (John 10:10)

#3 – Is there anything in my life that God is consistently dealing with that I am trying to ignore?  (Ezekiel 14:1-5)

#4 – Who are the people in my life that God has placed around me for the purpose of me sharing Christ with them and/or inviting them to church?  (II Corinthians 5:16-21)

#5 – Is there anyone I need to apologize to?  (Ephesians 4:25:27)

#6 – Is there anyone I need to forgive? (Ephesians 4:32)

#7 – Is there a sin I need to confess to others and ask for help? (James 5:16)

#8 – Am I fully utilizing the gifts and abilities that God has blessed me with…or am I simply choosing to waste my life?  (I Peter 4:10)

#9 – Do I know more lines from the movies that I love than verse from the Bible that I read? (Psalm 119:11)

#10 – Is there anything going on in my life privately that, if it became public, would cause me and/or the body of Christ to be embarrassed? (I John 1:9, James 5:16)

Visit Perry’s blog here.

Caleb Gallifant

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One response to How Are You Doing…Really?

  1. Here's a list of Neil Cole's accountability questions which are equally good to assess our spiritual vitality:

    1. What is the condition of your soul?

    2. What sin do you need to confess?

    3. What have you held back from God that you need to surrender?

    4. Is there anything that has dampened your zeal for Christ?

    5. Who have you talked with about Christ this week?

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