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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
the act of examining one's own conduct and motives. It is a duty commanded by God (2 Corinthians 13:5), and, to result favorably, should be deliberate, frequent, impartial, diligent, wise, and with a desire of amendment. In self examination reference should always be made to the Word of God as the rule of duty.
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Self Examination'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​s/self-examination.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.