living the “Christian Life”

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Faith
Unconditional love of God and Christ and complete trust in God to finish a good work

Moral Excellence
Living life as an example to others in love and peace and trust in God

Knowledge
Studying to find yourself approved-Learning about God-Teaching others

Self Control
Being in control of your spirit and putting down all evil thoughts, desires and whims.  Feeding the lamb and starving the wolf

Perseverance
Holding on in good time and not so good times, enduring persecution and remaining in love with God and His holy Son—holding fast—watching

Godliness
Walking the walk—Talking the talk

Kindness
Love your enemies—doing good to those who despitefully use you—Love your neighbor as an expression of the love of God

Charity
Doing for your fellow man because it is the right thing to do—compassion is an expression of a virtue of our Creator

Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, 3According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: 4Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

5And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; 6And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; 7And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.

8For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

9But he that lacketh these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and hath forgotten that he was purged from his old sins. 10Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall: 11For so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. (2 Peter 2-11).

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