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14 Bible Verses about Self Examination

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1 Corinthians 11:28

Let a man [thoroughly] examine himself, and [only when he has done] so should he eat of the bread and drink of the cup.

Psalm 139:24

And see if there is any wicked or hurtful way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

Job 13:23

How many are my iniquities and sins [that so much sorrow should come to me]? Make me recognize and know my transgression and my sin.

2 Corinthians 13:5

Examine and test and evaluate your own selves to see whether you are holding to your faith and showing the proper fruits of it. Test and prove yourselves [ not Christ]. Do you not yourselves realize and know [thoroughly by an ever-increasing experience] that Jesus Christ is in you -- "unless you are [counterfeits] disapproved on trial and rejected?

Psalm 4:4

Be angry [or stand in awe] and sin not; commune with your own hearts upon your beds and be silent (sorry for the things you say in your hearts). Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Psalm 77:6

I call to remembrance my song in the night; with my heart I meditate and my spirit searches diligently:

Psalm 139:23-24

Search me [thoroughly], O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there is any wicked or hurtful way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

Psalm 119:59

I considered my ways; I turned my feet to [obey] Your testimonies.

1 Corinthians 11:31

For if we searchingly examined ourselves [detecting our shortcomings and recognizing our own condition], we should not be judged and penalty decreed [by the divine judgment].

Galatians 6:4

But let every person carefully scrutinize and examine and test his own conduct and his own work. He can then have the personal satisfaction and joy of doing something commendable [ in itself alone] without [resorting to] boastful comparison with his neighbor.

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