- A virtue is a trait or quality deemed to be morally excellent and thus is valued as a foundation of principle and good moral being.
Personal virtues are characteristics valued as promoting individual and collective well being. The opposite of virtue is vice.
- Galatians 5:22-23 The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.
- 1 Cor. 9:25 Self-control is the Spirit-produced quality that enables us to be “temperate in all things”