Summary: These are questions that a person hungry for God should ask himself. These questions when answered honestly should stir your heart to seek a deeper walk with God. I trust they will prick the conscience and prod hearts to seek the Lord with renewed diligen

Questions to Ask Yourself When Seeking Personal Revival

Text: 2 Chronicles 7:14

I. Salvation

A. Have I ever come to a place of repentance from sin?

B. Have I surrendered every part of my life to Christ?

C. Does the Holy Spirit presently bear witness with my spirit that I am a child of God?

D. Is Christ real to me?

II. Prayer

A. Am I enjoying or enduring my time of private prayer?

B. Do I pray about the money I spend?

C. Do I carry a burden for lost souls?

III. God’s Word

A. Do I love to read and meditate on God’s Word?

B. Are my personal devotions consistent? Do they mean anything to me?

C. Do I put into everyday practice the principles I learn from God’s Word?

D. Was the Bible alive in my life today?

E. Do I give it time to speak to me every day?

IV. Humility

A. Am I proud?

B. Am I self-conscious, self-pitying, or self-justifying?

C. Am I a slave to dress? To Friends? To habits? To Work?

D. Am I quick to admit to others when I am wrong?

E. Do I rejoice when other’s accomplishments are recognized and mine are ignored?

F. Am I consciously or unconsciously creating the impression that I am better than I really am? In other words, am I a hypocrite?

G. Do I thank God that I am not as other people, especially as the Pharisee who despised the publican?

V. Trustworthiness

A. Am I honest in all my acts and words, or do I exaggerate?

B. Do I confidentially pass on to another what was told to me in confidence?

C. Can I be trusted?

VI. Obedience

A. Am I consistently obeying what I know God wants me to do?

B. Do I have a clear conscience?

C. Do I disobey God in anything?

D. Do I insist on doing something about which my conscience is uneasy?

E. Am I defeated in any part of my life?

F. How do I spend my spare time?

VII. Priorities

A. Does my schedule, checkbook, etc. reveal that God is number one in my life?

B. Is my family my highest priority next to God?

C. Do I get enough rest for my body, which is to be God’s temple?

VIII. Values

A. Do I love what God loves and hate what He hates?

B. Do I have a Biblical world-view, or am I influenced by the modern world view that is man-centered?

IX. Sacrifice

A. Am I willing to sacrifice whatever is necessary to see God move?

B. Am I allowing Jesus to control every area of my life?

C. Am I allowing the Holy Spirit to fill my life every day?

D. Is there consistent evidence of the fruit of the Spirit in my life?

X. My Attitudes

A. Do I grumble or complain constantly?

B. Is there anyone whom I fear, dislike, disown, criticize, hold resentment toward or disregard? If so, what am I doing about it?

C. Am I jealous, impure, critical, irritable, touchy, or distrustful?

XI. My Relationship with Jesus Christ

A. Am I in love with Jesus as much as I have been in the past?

B. Am I willing to live as God pleases no matter what others think?

C. Am I more concerned about pleasing God than being accepted and praised by others?

XII. Revival

A. Do I pray consistently for lost souls and for revival in my life and world?

B. When did I last speak to someone else about my faith?


1. A Message preached by Rev. Rick Maloyed at Bird Lake Wesleyan Missionary Church, Osseo, MI 9-29-02

2. 22 questions used in Wesley’s Holy Club

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