Real Men Love Pink – A Collection of Quotes by A. W. Pink

Examine Yourselves!
June 9, 2010, 3:44 PM
Filed under: Deceived, False Believers, Ignorance, True Conversion

“Examine yourselves whether you are in the faith, prove your own selves” ( 2 Corinthians 13:5), yet that is the very task which the great majority of professing Christians refuse to undertake, and if it is pressed upon them, they see no need for engaging in it, firmly assured that all is well with them spiritually. It is natural for us to think well of ourselves, yet just to the extent that we are influenced by self-esteem will our judgment be prevented from forming a true estimate of ourselves. And while self-love and self-flattery rule our hearts, we shall decline this essential duty of self-examination. Pride produces presumption, so that its infatuated victims are secure in their conceit that they are heirs of Heaven, when in fact they have neither title nor meetness to it. Those thus bewitched cannot be induced to prosecute a course of self-examination, nor will they tolerate a searching and probing ministry, be it oral or written.” —A. W. Pink (1886–1952)

Taken from “The Doctrine of Reconciliation” by A. W. Pink (1886-1952)

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