He'll be crying himself to sleep tonight, on his huge pillow.
Many of us have Church History heroes, chief for me is George Whitefield, the Reformed English evangelist & fellow Oxford alum.
Here is a list of questions Whitefield would ask himself each night "as a basis of judging on his actions during the day."
- Been fervent in private prayer?
- Used stated hours of prayer?
- Used ejaculation every hour?
- After or before every deliberate conversation or action, considered how it might tend to God's glory?
- After any pleasure, immediately given thanks?
- Planned business for the day?
- Been simple and recollected in everything?
- Been zealous in undertaking and active in doing what good I could?
- Been meek, cheerful, affable in everything I said or did?
- Been proud, vain, unchaste, or enviable of others?
- Recollected in eating and drinking? Thankful? Temperate in sleep?
- Taken time for giving thanks according to [William] Law's rules?
- Been diligent in studies?
- Thought or spoken unkindly of anyone?
- Confessed all sins?
Any other self-examination questions you've found helpful?