The Seven Deadly Sins Seven Heavenly Virtues Series

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The Seven Deadly Sins & Seven Heavenly Virtues Series

The Seven Deadly Sins & Seven Heavenly Virtues Series

Pride and Humility Evagrius Ponticus, a 4 th century monk Pope Gregory I, revised

Pride and Humility Evagrius Ponticus, a 4 th century monk Pope Gregory I, revised this list in 590

Pride and Humility Seven deadly Sins are: Anger Greed Sloth Pride Lust Envy Gluttony

Pride and Humility Seven deadly Sins are: Anger Greed Sloth Pride Lust Envy Gluttony

Pride and Humility Seven Heavenly virtues are: Patience & Forgiveness Contentment & Generosity Zeal

Pride and Humility Seven Heavenly virtues are: Patience & Forgiveness Contentment & Generosity Zeal and Diligence Humility Sexual Purity Love & Gentleness Self-control

Pride and Humility Galatians 5: 16 -17 But I say, walk by the Spirit,

Pride and Humility Galatians 5: 16 -17 But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do.

Pride and Humility Proverbs 6: 16 -22 There are six things that the LORD

Pride and Humility Proverbs 6: 16 -22 There are six things that the LORD hates, seven that are an abomination to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that make haste to run to evil, a false witness who breathes out lies, and one who sows discord among brothers.

Pride and Humility Proverbs 16: 18 Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit

Pride and Humility Proverbs 16: 18 Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Pride and Humility Pride is excessive belief in one's own abilities that interferes with

Pride and Humility Pride is excessive belief in one's own abilities that interferes with the individual's recognition of the grace of God.

Pride and Humility is, a quality by which a person considering his own defects

Pride and Humility is, a quality by which a person considering his own defects has a humble opinion of himself and willingly submits himself to God and to others for God's sake. • St. Bernard says, virtue is a man knowing himself as he truly is, and abases himself. • Jesus is the ultimate definition of Humility.

Pride and Humility Change our perspective about greatness Learn how to serve others Practice

Pride and Humility Change our perspective about greatness Learn how to serve others Practice the principle of “I am third. ” Serve others without the need of being thanked Pray the Litany of Humility

Pride and Humility Litany-type prayers are characterized by a ritual "give -and-take" between leader

Pride and Humility Litany-type prayers are characterized by a ritual "give -and-take" between leader and people, and consist of a brief petition, followed by a ritual verse-andresponse between leader and people. The leader's verse functions as a kind of "cue-line" for the people's response. The leader may say, for example, at the end of each petition, "Lord, in your mercy, " and the people may respond, "Hear our prayer. " Many litanies, however, can be recited privately as well.

Pride and Humility • From the desire of being esteemed, Deliver me Jesus •

Pride and Humility • From the desire of being esteemed, Deliver me Jesus • From the desire of being loved, Deliver me Jesus • From the desire of being extolled, Deliver me Jesus • From the desire of being honoured, Deliver me Jesus

Questions: • 1. Share one incident in your life that you experienced pride trying

Questions: • 1. Share one incident in your life that you experienced pride trying to work in you or how did you learn humility. • 2. Where am in the battle of the flesh against the Spirit, or the battle of the sins against the virtues? Is the Spirit winning? Am I growing in virtues or not? • 3. Do I feel superior to others, even spiritually superior? Do I empathise with others’ misfortunes and care for them? • 4. In my service, does pride play a significant role in it? Do I feel down if I do not get recognised or acknowledged in serving? How can I exercise greater humility in my service?