Reminder to Christians – Examine yourselves – There’s a reason for it!

2 Corinthians 13:5…Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves,

Don’t take your Christian life for granted. Know where you stand with Christ minute by minute. Meet your obligation to a Savior that bled and died for you. Realize your personal forgiveness found in Salvation of the human soul. Examination is a check and balance system for all believers to “know” where they stand at every point in their life on this side of Heaven.

“The Bible teaches that some have erred or departed from their faith in Christ. Erring or departure is caused from unfaithfulness and disobedience caused from sin. If faith was an eternal blessing given from God, men would not have to examine themselves to keep their faithfulness and obedience to Christ. The so-called blessing of faith (given from God) would automatically keep man true without need of examination”.

Self examination allows the believer in Christ to “prove” faithfulness to God and to “know” right-standing with a Savior on a consciousness and obedience basis. To be conscious and aware of the presence of Christ in your life… belief and obedience to Christ is required. Examination allows the believer in Christ to keep himself in a constant state of the clean heart and holy lifestyle in the eyes of God.

What’s wrong with contentment and constant right-standing from faithfulness to Christ? Knowing where one stands in moral righteousness because God made you that way! Is this not a better life! A blessed new life with a clean heart! Freed from the guilt of sin! Ashamed of the old life. Obedient to God with no desire to go back! Staying on the path by the power of God. Keeping constant belief in Christ requires personal examination from time to time! Examination allows one to see what’s needed to stay true in the personal walk with Jesus. A child of God must live, act, and behave like a child of God. Must keep faith in the person of Christ, in the power of Christ, and in the presence of the Christ who is Savior and Redeemer!

Examine yourselves from time to time… to see whether you be in the faith. Keep yourselves right with God. Be blessed!

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About rickroehm

Since 1988 I’ve been writing and doing service for the Lord. It all began in 1987 after a personal walk began with the Lord. This personal walk with the Lord I speak of turned into extensive Bible studies and later evolved into blogging in early 2000. At present I write, author, and publish several different sites on the Internet. My Blogs contain a vast library of Theological writings, teaching videos, and preaching audios that currently go around the globe for the cause of Christ. I write at Christian Blessings on Wordpress, Holy Hubert Lindsey Group on Facebook, Churches on Trial at Google, publish You Tube videos, record sermons at holy.sermon.net, etc. I also pastor a Church called the Upper Room in Williamsburg, Ohio . My secular Blog called Southwestern Ohio Fishing on Wordpress is where I write about experiences with my son and fishing partner Chad where we together enjoy Mother Nature’s beauty mixed with Father God’s creation. At Southwestern Ohio Fishing Blog I also publish favorite recipes for those who enjoy eating and cooking as much as this writer does. Thanks for sharing your time and life with this writer at the Blogs. Here's more access to my ministry and fishing Blog if you'd care to check them out further. Bible Truth Christian Blessings Holy Hubert Group Facebook Churches on Trial Hubert Lindsey YouTube videos The Upper Room Southwestern Ohio Fishing Thanks for stopping by. I appreciate it! God Bless!
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2 Responses to Reminder to Christians – Examine yourselves – There’s a reason for it!

  1. Every time we read God’s Word, we should allow it to speak to us, revealing the Lord’s will and showing us where we stray. We should be constantly open to the voice of Holy Spirit as He convicts us and guides us into all truth.

    I praise God for the REALITY of the presence of God and His continual work in my life, as He moulds me into the person He wants me to be, continuing His work until that wonderful day when I will be presented faultless before His throne.

  2. ptl2010 says:

    To thyself be true. We do not know ourselves, to our detriment as we would not take action where we are short. We then wait to be judged by THEJUDGE bringing woe we would not relish.

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