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An ABUNDANT Entrance 06 The Virtues of
Abundance: Add
Virtue
Diligence
 Earnest
 Steady application
 Care
I. THE GREEK MEANING
Socrates would have said that virtue is the wisdom to act
correctly in a given situation.
Aristotle viewed virtue as a skill, like the skill of a craftsman.
Plato viewed virtue as the knowledge of that which his good.
Aristotle’s “Ethics” where he defines virtue as fulfilling one’s
purpose.
II. THE OLD MEANING
Webster’ Dictionary defines this as
Strength, ability, or quality.
Then he also says attached to this definition is
Bravery, valor, and manliness
Webster’s 1828 dictionary say that this definition is “almost
obsolete.”
III. THE COMMON MEANING
Virtue today most commonly means “moral excellence.”
There’s a difference between being a good person and a
virtuous person.
Webster’s 1828 dictionary, “voluntarily doing
right.”

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06 2 Peter 1:5 Virtues of Abundance Add Virtue.pptx

  • 1. An ABUNDANT Entrance 06 The Virtues of Abundance: Add Virtue
  • 2. Diligence  Earnest  Steady application  Care
  • 3. I. THE GREEK MEANING Socrates would have said that virtue is the wisdom to act correctly in a given situation. Aristotle viewed virtue as a skill, like the skill of a craftsman. Plato viewed virtue as the knowledge of that which his good. Aristotle’s “Ethics” where he defines virtue as fulfilling one’s purpose.
  • 4. II. THE OLD MEANING Webster’ Dictionary defines this as Strength, ability, or quality. Then he also says attached to this definition is Bravery, valor, and manliness Webster’s 1828 dictionary say that this definition is “almost obsolete.”
  • 5. III. THE COMMON MEANING Virtue today most commonly means “moral excellence.” There’s a difference between being a good person and a virtuous person. Webster’s 1828 dictionary, “voluntarily doing right.”