Test Yourselves: Are You Living in the Faith?

Romans 15:4               2 John 9                Mark 12:29-31                 1 Peter 1:13                 Titus 3:3-5             Titus 2:11-15             2 Tim 1:7                2 Peter 3:18                 Ephesians 6:17            Lam 3:21  


Romans 5:21 Sin once used death to rule us, but God gave people more of his grace so that gracecould rule by making people right with him. …this brings life forever through Jesus Christ…

1 Cor 1:30 (nlt)  Christ made us right with God;   he made us pure and holy,  and he freed us from sin.  Brag about Jesus

2 Tim 1:7-14  “God did not give us a spirit that makes us afraid but a spirit of power, love and Self-control”   13  Follow the pattern of true teachings that you heard from me in faith and love, which are in Christ Jesus.

Romans 8:15-19 “The Spirit we received ….makes us children of God.    The Spirit himself joins with our spirits to say we are God’s children.

1 Cor 2:12 “We have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who is from God…..(11-16)    

Test yourselves:

2 Cor 13:5-9  Look closely at yourselves.  Test yourselves to see if you are living in the faith …. we pray that you will become complete.

Eph 4:13b  We must like a mature person, growing until we become like Christ and have his perfection.  14 ….We will not be influenced by every new teaching we hear from people who are trying to fool us.  15-16

Heb 3:12-14  So brothers and sisters, be careful that none of you has an evil, unbelieving heart that will turn you away from the living God.  But encourage each other every day.… We all share in Christ if we keep till the end the sure faith we had in the beginning.

Psalms 19:14 I hope my words and thoughts please you.  LORD, you are my Rock, the one who saves me.

Psalms 26:   LORD, try me and test me;  look closely into my heart and mind.

Psalms 139:23-24  God, examine me and know my heart;  test me and know my anxious thoughts. 

1 Thes 5:19-24 But test everything. Keep what is good, and stay away from everything that is evil.

1 John 4:1-6 …. many false prophets have gone out into the world.  So do not believe every spirit,  but test the spirits to see if they are from God.  This is how you can know God’s Spirit:

James 1:2-5 … you know these troubles test your faith,  and this will give you patience.   Ps 32:7-8

1 Peter 4:12 … do not be surprised at the terrible trouble which now comes to test you. Lk 6:22-23

1 Cor 10:9-12   We must not test Christ as some of them did;  they were killed by snakes….. If you think you are strong, you should be careful not to fall.     2 Cor 10:18