FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT (11 OF 12)
Latin translation is CONTINENTIA, while the Greek rendition of self-control is "ENKRATEIA. The Greek word used in Galatians 5:23 is "egkrateia," which means having command or "mastery over" (krat- as in "autocrat"), or possession of, "one's own behavior."
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2 Peter 1:5-7 exhorts us to do just that: ""5 For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, virtue with knowledge, 6 knowledge with self-control, self-control with endurance, endurance with devotion, 7 devotion with mutual affection, mutual affection with love."
CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
There are 2 references to SELF CONTROL in the CCC. Please click HERE to review them (available on line only).
Those listed below are taken from the Index: