- Do I spend time complaining about the worship, the pastor or other people?
- Have I destroyed the blessing of the divine service for myself and others with frivolous criticism?
- Has the fear and love of God shaped my honor and obedience to parents and others in authority?
- Have I trusted God to bless me and make my life good when I submit to the authority of parents and those over me, or have I been angry with them, rebelling, fighting against them because I was afraid I was not getting what I had a right to get?
- Have I been insolent, sullen and disrespectful to my parents, teachers, employers or other authorities over me?
- Have I been on good behavior when they are present and mocking them when they are absent?
- Have I given honor and respect to the pastoral office?
- Have I helped those who carry responsibilities in governing? Do I pray for parents, leaders of the nations, schools and church? Do I grumble about work given me to do?
- Have I helped make it easier for those who carry responsibilities for governing?