This ten point inventory is meant for personal evaluation not for judging others. While it certainly could be used as a guide to help others, I suggest caution because lists and tests easily become legalistic tools that promote sinful pride.
With this said, it’s certainly wise to examine and to guard our own hearts. I think you’ll find this 10 point inventory helpful.
1. The test of anger: What makes you mad?
“While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was greatly distressed (provoked within) to see that the city was full of idols” (Acts 17:16). “He (Jesus) looked around at them in anger and, deeply distressed at their stubborn hearts” (Mark 3:5).
2. The test of humor: What makes you laugh?
“There’s a time to laugh, and a time to cry” (Ecclesiastes 3:4). “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones”…
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