Ready for work, dressed, teeth brushed, hair done, lunch packed – Checklists! Be they mental habits or studiously marked on an app, checklists keep us from becoming the common fool.
Scripture is filled with lists to keep our souls from common sins. Titus 3:1-2 has a brief checklist of godliness to guide and evaluate your day.
- Titus 3:1a-b
Do I respect human authorities?
(Romans 13:1-7; 1 Peter 2:13-17)
- Titus 3:1c
Am I always ready to do good?
- Titus 3:2a
Do I only speak well of others?
(James 3:6-10; Ephesians 4:29)
- Titus 3:2b-c
Do I promote peace?
(Romans 12:18; Matthew 5:9)
- Titus 3:2d
Is my humility indiscriminate?