The seven deadly sins: and, The seven cardinal virtues

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NavPress, 1998 - Philosophy - 159 pages
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It has long been believed that there are seven sins from which all other sins grow. These seven deadly sins serve as warnings to those traveling the path of the Christian life -- for it is these sins and those that stem from them that often lead us astray.

These sins are balanced with seven virtues from which all other virtues grow. The acts of cultivating these cardinal virtues build Christian character and lead to a life that is pleasing to God.

Originally published as two separate volumes in 1901 and 1902 by the American Tract Society, "The Seven Deadly Sins and Seven Cardinal Virtues" outlines these sins and virtues, giving believers a guide for facing good and evil in their Christian journey.

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Contents

Preface
7
Authors Note
9
Pride
15
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

s Stalker (1848???1927) was one of Scotland's most renowned preachers. Stalker served as pastor of St. Brycedale's in Kirkcaldy for thirteen years, as pastor of St. Matthew's in Glasgow for fifteen years, and as professor of church history at the United Free Church College of Aberdeen for twenty-four years. Stalker was a widely known scholar who lectured at various institutions, including Yale, Louisville Baptist Seminary, and Richmond Presbyterian Seminary. In addition to his many writings on Christ, Stalker's works include The Life of Paul, The Preacher and His Models, The Seven Deadly Sins, The Seven Cardinal Virtues, Christian Psychology, Beauty of the Bible, and Men and Morals.

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