Spiritual Life Checkup (Part 5: Trusting God and Living for Him)

Click here to read Part 1: Introduction 
Click here to read Part 2: Devotional Life
Click here to read Part 3: Intellectual Life
Click here to read Part 4: Attitudes and Motivations

The recommended article to go along with these questions is Why Bother with Discipleship, by Dallas Willard found at his website

Trusting God and Living for Him:

1.      Are you able to turn your finances over to God and tithe, trusting him to supply your needs?                                   Explain:

2.      Are you able to turn your vocation over to God to use you how and where he wants?________ Explain:

3.      How do you make important decisions in your life?

4.      Are you learning to let go of the desire for things?________ Explain:

5.      Are you regularly bearing the fruit of the Spirit? ________ Not sure what you mean ________ Explain:

6.      Are you regularly exercising spiritual disciplines?________ Not sure what you mean________ Explain:

7.      Are you able to exercise your spiritual gifts within the body of Christ?________ What do you see as your gifts? Would you be interested in taking a spiritual gifts inventory?

8.      Are you able to explain to others in the community why you are a Christian?________ Any problems here?

9.      Do you have a growing concern for the spiritual and temporal needs of others? ________ Explain:

10.  In what ways are you serving those who are less fortunate (examples: extending mercy to the poor, the sick, etc.)?

11.  How concerned are you with injustices and other social evils? In what ways are you responding to such things?

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