- Are you the type of person that examines your own life?
- Do your regularly evaluate your own pursuit of caring for your own heart?
- Do you have a high view of God?
Failure to have a high view leads to man-centered theology.
Failure to have a high view of God also leads to being tolerant of sin.
- Do you have a high view of high view of Scripture?
Failure to have a high view leads to the pursuit of comfort rather than obedience.
Failure to have a high view leads to personal experience being the authority not Scripture.
- Do you have an accurate view of man?
Man is depraved, cannot do good. (Romans 3:12)
Heart is deceitfully wicked (Jeremiah 17:9)
Failure to have an accurate view does not recognize Christ as a person’s only solution.
Failure to have an accurate view allows felt needs to be a priority rather than please God (2Corinthians 5:9)
- A life of heart-worship
Balance between gospel position and practice
Faith expressed in obedience
- A life of self-control
Disciplined for godliness
Putting sin to death
Constant growth in Christ-likeness
- A life of humility instead of pride
Humility – A servant mindset rather than that of a mast
A focus on other
A pursuit of the recognition and exaltation of God
A desire to glorify and please God in all things
Pride—A master mindset rather than that of a servant
A focus on self and the service of self
A pursuit of self-recognition and self-exaltation
A desire to control and us all things for self