Virtues

Intro:

  • If the world were to end today, how would you be judged by God?
  • Would you be saved or would you be doomed?
  • Heaven or hell?
  • God loves you and wants you in particular in heaven.

To get to heaven is easy, here's how.

Follow His commandments there's two BIGGIES!

"You shall love the Lord your God with your whole heart, and with your whole soul and with all your mind."

THIS IS THE GREATEST AND THE FIRST COMMANDMENT And the second commandment is like the first.

"You shall love your neighbor as yourself."

 

...and of course you need to combat sin, so here's how to do that.

it's pretty simple really just Cultivate virtue

  • These are known as the Cardinal Virtues
  • Prudence: using good common sense, be able to distinguih right from wrong
  • Justice: treating others fairly
  • Temperance: moderating pleasure
  • Fortitude or Courage: strength of character to do the right thing in the face of adversity
  • And these are known as the Theological Virtues
  • Faith: Firm belief in God
  • Hope: Trust in Jesus, keep going in the the face of adversity
  • Charity: Love of neighbor as ourselves, even our enemies
  • You can easily Defeat Sin with the Capital Virtues
  • Humility defeats Pride
  • Kindness defeats Envy
  • Chastity defeats Lust
  • Patience and Meekness defeats Anger
  • Abstinence and Temperance defeats Gluttony
  • Generosity defeats Greed
  • Diligence defeats Laziness

...hope to see you in heaven!

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