The Resolutions of Jonathan Edward (37/70)
37. Resolved, to inquire every night, as I am going to bed, wherein I have been negligent, what sin I have committed, and wherein I have denied myself: also at the end of every week, month and year.
The Resolutions of Jonathan Edward (36/70)
36. Resolved, never to speak evil of any, except I have some particular good call for it.
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The Resolutions of Jonathan Edward (35/70)
35. Resolved, whenever I so much question whether I have done my duty, as that my quiet and calm is thereby disturbed, to set it down, and also how the question was resolved.
The Resolutions of Jonathan Edward (34/70)
34. Resolved, in narration’s never to speak anything but the pure and simple verity.
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33. Resolved, always to do what I can towards making, maintaining, establishing and preserving peace, when it can be without over-balancing detriment in other respects.
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32. Resolved, to be strictly and firmly faithful to my trust, that that in Prov. 20:6, “A faithful man who can find?” may not be partly fulfilled in me.
The Resolutions of Jonathan Edward (31/70)
31. Resolved, never to say anything at all against anybody, but when it is perfectly agreeable to the highest degree of Christian honor, and of love to mankind, agreeable to the lowest humility, and sense of my own faults and failings, and agreeable to the golden rule; often, when I have said anything against anyone, to bring it to, and try it strictly by the test of this Resolution.
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30. Resolved, to strive to my utmost every week to be brought higher in religion, and to a higher exercise of grace, than I was the week before.
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29. Resolved, never to count that a prayer, nor to let that pass as a prayer, nor that as a petition of a prayer, which is so made, that I cannot hope that God will answer it; nor that as a confession, which I cannot hope God will accept.
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28. Resolved, to study the Scriptures so steadily, constantly and frequently, as that I may find, and plainly perceive myself to grow in the knowledge of the same.
The Resolutions of Jonathan Edward (27/70)
27. Resolved, never willfully to omit anything, except the omission be for the glory of God; and frequently to examine my omissions.
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The Resolutions of Jonathan Edward (26/70)
26. Resolved, to cast away such things, as I find do abate my assurance.
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The Resolutions of Jonathan Edward (25/70)
25. Resolved, to examine carefully, and constantly, what that one thing in me is, which causes me in the least to doubt of the love of God; and to direct all my forces against it.
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The Resolutions of Jonathan Edward (24/70)
24. Resolved, whenever I do any conspicuously evil action, to trace it back, till I come to the original cause; and then both carefully endeavor to do so no more, and to fight and pray with all my might against the original of it.