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Supernatural virtue   /sˌupərnˈætʃərəl vˈərtʃu/   Listen
Supernatural virtue

According to Christian ethics: one of the three virtues (faith, hope, and charity) created by God to round out the natural virtues.  Synonym: theological virtue.

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"Supernatural virtue" Quotes from Famous Books

... the evangelic theologian a particular intention to confute two opposite heresies, which disturbed the peace of the primitive church. [21] I. The faith of the Ebionites, [22] perhaps of the Nazarenes, [23] was gross and imperfect. They revered Jesus as the greatest of the prophets, endowed with supernatural virtue and power. They ascribed to his person and to his future reign all the predictions of the Hebrew oracles which relate to the spiritual and everlasting kingdom of the promised Messiah. [24] Some ...
— The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Volume 2 • Edward Gibbon

Words linked to "Supernatural virtue" :   hope, charity, faith, brotherly love, cardinal virtue, religion, religious belief

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