To All of My Christian Brothers and Sisters (Catholic, Protestants, and Orthodox);
I know at times we are guilty of uncharitable post. We should remind ourselves to pray to the Holy Spirit to guide us to the Truth.
The Holy Spirit gives us the Seven Gifts as well as other spiritual gifts. and good Christian virtues. This forum is an open discussion. It is not to debate.
Should you lose your tempter, take a deep breath and ask God for guidance.
We are Christians, we must imitate Christ, whom we all love.
Seven gifts of the Holy Spirit
*]Fear of the Lord
Ranked in ascending order of sanctity, the seven holy virtues are:
Chastity (Latin, castitas) (purity, opposes lust, Latin luxuria) —
Courage and boldness. Embracing of moral wholesomeness and achieving purity of thought through education and betterment. Practicing proper love and its expression due to one’s spiritual vocation.
Abstinence (Latin, frenum) (self-control, opposes gluttony, Latin gula) —
Constant mindfulness of others and one’s surroundings; practicing self-control, abstention, and moderation.
Liberality (Latin, liberalitas) (will, generosity, opposes greed, Latin avaritia) —
Generosity. Willingness to give. A nobility of thought or actions.
Diligence (Latin, industria) (ethics, opposes sloth, Latin acedia) —
A zealous and careful nature in one’s actions and work. Decisive work ethic. Acting energetically without excessive reflection.
Kindness (Latin, patientia) (peace, opposes wrath, Latin ira) —
Forbearance and endurance through moderation. Resolving conflicts peacefully, as opposed to resorting to violence. The ability to forgive; to show mercy to sinners.
Patience (Latin, humanitas) (satisfaction, opposes envy, Latin invidia) —
Charity, compassion, friendship, and sympathy without prejudice and for its own sake.
Humility (Latin, humilitas) (modesty, opposes pride, Latin superbia) —
Modest behavior, selflessness, and the giving of respect. Giving credit where credit is due; not unfairly glorifying one’s own self.
*]Word of Wisdom
*]Word of Knowledge
*]Working of miracles
*]Discernment of spirits
*]Speaking in tongues
*]Interpretation of tongues
*]Varieties of tongues
*]Pastors and teachers
Reflect on these and pray to the Holy Spirit, and your post will be more charitable.:amen: :blessyou: