Self-Examination

“Examine me, O Lord, and prove me; try my reins and my heart.”

Ps. 26:2

“Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?”

2 Cor. 13:5

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Order of Contents

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Articles

1600’s

Alleine, Joseph – ‘Self-Examination’  in The Puritans on the Lord’s Supper (SDG 1997), pp. 85-109

Watson, Thomas – ch. 7, ‘Offering Violence by Self-Examination’  in Heaven Taken by Storm  (SDG, 2020), pp. 30-33

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1700’s

Henry, Matthew – Matthew Henry’s Self-Examination Before Ordination, †1714, 13 pp.  being questions Henry put to himself before his ordination.

Edwards, Jonathan – Resolutions, 1723, 70 resolutions, helpfully rearranged and categorized by Matt Perman

“Remember to read over these resolutions once a week.” – Edwards

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1800’s

Green, Ashbel – Questions and Counsel for Young Converts, 5 pp.  13 questions & 6 counsels, appended to John Willison, The Young Communicant’s Companion, pp. 68-72

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“And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void to offence toward God, and toward men.”

Acts 24:16

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Related Pages

Meditation

Personal Godliness

Christian Living

Prayer

Conscience

Cases of Conscience