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Questioning Your Beliefs
By, Brian Campbell, PhD, © 2013
_____ How might Christ view this problem/situation?
_____ How does the Bible speak to this?
_____ What would Christ do in this situation?
_____ How does my problem compare to being nailed on a cross?
_____ How might an all-loving God look at me or this situation?
_____ How does my problem compare to my eternal salvation?
_____ Can my negative thoughts defeat the Creator of the universe?
_____ Does my thinking reflect God’s will or my will?
_____ Is my problem really too big for God?
_____ Is anything impossible for the Creator of the Universe?
_____ Do I need to "let go and let God” work in my life?
_____ Am I putting God first in my life?
_____ Do I have my priorities right?
_____ How does God see me through His eyes?
_____ Has God given up hope that
things will get better for me?
_____ Have I prayed about this situation?’
_____ If I die tonight, how much will this matter?
_____ What will material things matter on judgment day?
_____ If I told Jesus my belief, would He agree with me?
_____ Have I overlooked some of the gifts that God has given me?
_____ Won’t God forgive me if I just
_____ Hasn’t God given me free will and the ability to change?
_____ Does God still love me despite my faults or limitations?
_____ Are there other ways of looking at this situation?
_____ Am I exaggerating the significance of what happened?
_____ How long do I plan to keep holding on to this false belief?
_____ Am I keeping things in perspective?
_____ Am I blowing things up way out
_____ How does this problem compare to dying of AIDS?
_____ Is it possible that I’ve been believing a lie my entire life?
_____ How will I feel about this problem/event ten years from now?
_____ What's the actual evidence for my belief?
_____ Just because my parents or
others told me this, does that make it true?
_____ Is it possible that I am
distorting the facts?
_____ What’s the worst thing that could possibly happen, and “So what!”
_____ Will I shrivel up and die if this happens?
_____ Are there things that I can learn from my mistakes?
_____ Have I stepped back and looked at the big picture?
_____ Do I really have to be perfect? Is any human being perfect?
_____ What are some of the best arguments against my belief/conclusion?
_____ Do I have my priorities right?
_____ What are the odds that the thing I dread will actually happen?
_____ Can I really predict the future?
_____ How often do the things I worry about actually occur?
_____ Am I exaggerating the likelihood that this event will occur?
_____ If I were a betting person, would I bet a million dollars that the thing I dread will happen?
_____ Is it possible to change the past?
_____ Am I underestimating my ability to cope?
_____ Have I dealt with problems like this in the past?
_____ Am I being too hard on myself?
_____ Am I really the cause of the problem, or did someone just try to convince me that I am?
_____ How might someone else look at this situation?
_____ Am I exaggerating my faults or limitations?
_____ Doesn't everyone have good points and bad points?
_____ How much do I really need to live on?
_____ Even if my thoughts are true, do I want to live the rest of my life this way?
_____ Is this really the most important thing in life?
_____ Does everyone have to like me in order for me to be happy?
_____ Do I really need my parent’s love to survive?
_____ How have other people handled situations like mine?
_____ How might a good friend view this situation?
_____ How long do I plan to stay depressed or anxious?
_____ What are some ways that I could make my situation worse?
_____ What are some positive things I could learn from this?
_____ What are some of the blessings God has given me?
_____ Am I completely destined to stay this way my whole life?
_____ Am I absolutely certain that nothing can be done about this problem/situation?