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Dost thou remember, that after this life we must give an account of all our actions?
Haft thou exercised a daily care and watchfulnefs over thy deceitful heart, telifting its importu? nities and lufts?
Halt thou contented thyself with only the form and outside of religion and godliness, neglecting the life and power thereof?
? Haft thou diligently and earnestly implored the aid and affistance of the holy fpirit of God, torenew and sanctify thee?
Dost thou study to attain a true humility, and to become sensible of thy own follies and frailties?
Doft thou 'relat the first risings of pride, and an immoderate opinion of thyown understanding, and study to improve it to God's glory and the good of mankind?
Dost thou endeavour after a meek and quiet spirit?
Haft thou not behaved with pride and haughtiness in conversation and carriage?
Hast thou not been angry without cause, or a. bove just caufe?
Hast thou not been pettish and froward in little things, and upon meer mistakes, and involuntary errors of others, for want of reviewing things in their just nature, weight, and measure?
Art thou contented with the condition which God, hath allotted thee in this world?
Haft thou not been iminoderately concern'd and anxious about present things?
Haft thou not been too covetous of the world, its riches, honours, and pleasures? Haft
Haft thou not fought to gain, or to keep therh by sinful means?
Doft thou not envy others, because their condition is more plentiful and prosperous than thyown?
Hast thou been diligent in doing thy own business, and to provide those things that are needfu and expedient for thyself and family, and such as depend upon thee!
Hast thou endeavoured to make thyself useful in the world, and charitable to thy fellow-creatures?
Haft thou restrained thy appetites? haft thou not committed excess in eating and dr king, in sleep, or recreations ?
Dost thou spend more time in sleeping and recreations, than is a necessary and convenient refreshment?
Dost thou chuse and desire such recreations only as are honest and innocent?
Dost thou fast and pray for the subduing and mortifying of thy lufts
Halt thou never been guilty of adultery, fornication, or any other actual pollution and uncleanness, and been careful to avoid all such objects and difcourses, as areapttoexcite filthy desires in thy heart?
Haft thou not had an impure heart, or unclean affections, or offended by any unchaste thoughts, words, or actions ?
Dort thou use moderation in thy apparel, suitable to thy condition and abilities?
Directions. N. B. Thus far, all perfons of wbat age, sex, or condition focuer, er concerned to examine themselves difināly in relation to the fins they
have committed again? GOD, their Neighbour, and Themselves. But spon the following heads, enquiry is only to be made as they pall agree with every one's particuler circumstances and relations in nwov ito The duty of a child to the parent. * TAST thou reverenc'd and honour'd thy pa.
rents, obey'd their lawful commands, and attended to their wise counsels and instructions, and that for conscience-fake?
Doft thou shew all love and gratitude to them for thy being and education?
Doftthou heartily wish and pray for their life and prosperity?
Haftthou, according to thy ability, made a comfortable provision for them, if reduced to want?
Doft thou dutifully conceal and excuse their failings and infirmities?
Haft thou been disobedient to them; dishonoured them in thy mind, or carried thyself rudely and irreverently in thy behaviour towards them?
Haft thou mocked, or spoken evil of them ? *
Haft thou not been stubborn and obstinate to. wards thein, andendeavoured to castoffthy subjec. tion to them? pé Dot thou not fecretly wish the death of thy parents, out of impatience to be delivered from their gbsternment, or possessed of their estate?
Didst thou dispose of thyself in marriage, without their advice or consent?
The This duty may be found explained at large in the New WHOLE DUTY OF MAN, Sunday 8. Se&tions V. and VI
The duty of a parent to the child.*
self to nourish and sustain thy children? 2 Haft thoudiligently preferred the eternal interest of thy children before their temporal?
Haft thou taught them, as they were capable of learning, to know, fear, love and worship God with a perfect heart, and a willing mind?
Hast thou taught them how to govern their passions, and to moderate their affections to worldly things; andencouraged them, by thyownexample, to follow that which is good?
Doft thou watch over their behaviour, and see that they practise what they have been taught?
Hast thou not been too fond and indulgent to them; suffering them to go on in their follies and sins, without such correction and reproof, as induty thou waft bound to give them?
Art thou any ways accessary to the sins of thy children, by any ill example set them? or by giving them such an education, as would naturally lead them into pride and vanity?
Hast thou done thy part to provide what was necessary and convenient for their living, and coma fortable subsistence and being in the world?
Dost thou bless them, and commend them to the favour and guidance of God?
* This duty may be found.explained at large in the nelo WHOLE DUTY OF MAN, Sunday 8. Sections VII. and VIII.
The duty of brethren and fifters. *
passionate concernforthy brethren and sisters, endeavouring to promote their good, both fpiritual and temporal?
Dost thou always strive to keep up brotherly love and unity in the family?
Dost thou not secretly wish their death or disgrace, to make thy own fortune the more plentiful ?
Haft thou commended them to God in thy prayers? Or,
Hast thou been unconcerned for their welfare, and destitute of natural affection towards them?
The duty of a wife to her husband.
mands, in which God requires thee to obey and serve, to love and honour thy husband?
Art thou loving to him, and desirous to render his life as eafy and comfortable as thou canst?
Haft thou provoked him, orpublished his faults?
Haft thou given him cause of jealoufy, or been unfaithful to his bed ?
Hast thou been frugal in the managementofthy expences, with refpect to the circumstancesandcondition of thy husband ?
Hast This duty may be found explained at large in the fact WHOLE DUTY OF Man, Sunday 9. Section I.
+ This daty may be found explained at large in the art WHOLE DUTY OF Man, Sunday 9. Section II, &r.