Self Test - How Faithful Are You?

8 March 2013

Self-tests are very popular today. It seems they have one for almost every aspect of life. There is a self-test to help college students choose a major. There is a self-test to determine how positive we are - how depressed we are- how sensitive we are- how secure we are- if we are afraid of things- if we have the right amount of self-esteem-and to determine if we are ready to take a final exam. But what about the most important aspect of our life, our faithfulness to Christ, His church, and His people?

Below you will find a self-help test that will help you take a personal inventory of your faith. These are 20 fundamental areas of Christianity that we all should be interested in if we want a spiritual church and a close walk with Christ. I am sure our Lord is interested in every one of them. Just circle the answer that applies to your faithfulness in the areas provided then add up your score.

Answer accordingly:

1. Never

2. Sometimes

3. Most of the time

4. All the time


Score yourself on the following questions:


1) I invite People to Church 1 2 3 4

2) I introduce myself to visitors 1 2 3 4

3) My giving is consistent 1 2 3 4

4) My giving is appropriate 1 2 3 4

5) My Sunday attendance is faithful 1 2 3 4 (#/Mo)

6) I am on time for singing 1 2 3 4

7) I pray every day 1 2 3 4

8) I minister to others 1 2 3 4

9) I read my Bible daily 1 2 3 4

10) I share my belief with others 1 2 3 4

11) I participate in meals & other fellowships 1 2 3 4

12) I attend special meetings 1 2 3 4

13) I apply messages to myself 1 2 3 4

14) Willing to make Christ honoring changes 1 2 3 4

15) I forgive others 1 2 3 4

16) I encourage others 1 2 3 4

17) I can give scripture for what I believe 1 2 3 4

18) I practice what I believe 1 2 3 4

19) I am an attentive listener 1 2 3 4

20) I know and encourage the young people 1 2 3 4


Your Total Score: ____


Now see how your score falls within these ranges:

80 to 72 - FAITHFUL MOST ALL OF THE TIME

71 to 60 - FAITHFUL MUCH OF THE TIME

59 to 40 - FAITHFUL SOME OF THE TIME

39 to 0 - AM I VERY FAITHFUL?


You may judge yourself on the self-test for that is what they are designed for…self-improvement. Of course, those in the nursing home, those providentially hindered, and those with health issues must take their own personal circumstances into account.

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