se : One sin can dispose the person to sins of the same sort through habituation. 2 Peter 1:5-7 1:5 For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith excellence, to excellence, knowledge; 1:6 to knowledge, self-control ; to self-control, perseverance; to perseverance, godliness; 1:7 to godliness, brotherly affection; to brotherly affection, unselfish love. Platos concept of moral virtue or excellence centered on four inherent virtues: wisdom, courage, temperance, and justice. Indeed, as far as it depends on us, we are to be at peace with all men (Rom 12:18; Col 3:15).
Scripture teaches us that nothing unclean will enter Gods presence in heaven (Rev 21:27). Furthermore, it is the soul's essence, rather than the powers that emanate from that essence, that is the immediate subject of original sin, since original sin affects the very nature that is transmitted from Adam to his descendants. (Question: Why didn't. 2:9 Then you will understand righteousness and justice and equityevery good way. (i) is per se and directly intended, while (ii) is related per accidens to the sinner's intention. . First, the subject of a carnal sin has more of the character of a turning toward a mutable good (sense pleasure whereas the subject of a spiritual sin has more of the character of a turning away from God; but the latter is the basis. The difference between venial and mortal sin is analogous to the difference between sickness and death. The Relational Context The Christian virtues of faith, hope, love, wisdom, temperance, joy, courage, faithfulness, peace, and whatever other virtue there is, are learned in relationships with God (and the circumstances he brings into our lives) and others. 20 The only other passage to use the term, besides Philippians 4:8 and 2 Peter 1:3, 5 is 1 Peter 2:9. Carefully obey all the law my servant Moses charged you to keep! And such exterior causes augment the sin; the worse the end, the worse the sin. Mounce, Cardinal Virtues, Seven, in Evangelical Dictionary of Theology,.