The “How is Your Christian Life?” Quiz

Thursday of the First Week in Lent

Do you pray without ceasing?

Do you pray from the heart? Est C:12, 14-16, 23-25

Do you pray with persistence?

Do you believe in the goodness of God?

Do you do to others what you want them to do to you? Mt 7:7-12

Christ the Saviour (Pantokrator), a 6th-century encaustic icon from Saint Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai.

Questions from St. Asterius of Amasea

  • Do you wish to resemble God?
  • Do you imitate the love of Christ?
  • Do you reflect on the kindness of God?
  • How did Jesus receive those who listened to his call?
  • Do you meditate on the gospel?
  • Do you search for those who are lost?
  • Do you look on others as lost or beyond hope?
  • Do you abandon those who are in danger?

(Office of Readings, Second Reading for Thursday of the First Week in Lent)

Image Credit: Icon of Jesus Christ Pantocrator, Encaustic on wood, St. Catherine’s Monastery Sinai, 6th century. PD