Paragraph 2290

2290. The virtue of temperance disposes us to avoid every kind of excess: the abuse of food, alcohol, tobacco, or medicine. Those incur grave guilt who, by drunkenness or a love of speed, endanger their own and others’ safety on the road, at sea, or in the air.

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

114. How did Jesus conduct himself in regard to the Law of Israel?

191. How do they participate in the kingly office?

220. In what does the sacramental economy consist?

242. What is the function of the liturgical year?

360. Why are the beatitudes important for us?

334. Is it necessary to be celibate to receive the sacrament of Holy Orders?

315. What is the attitude of the Church toward the sick?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What was the religious reform implemented by King Hezekiah and how did it impact the history of Judah?

What are the characteristics a Christian leader should have according to 1 Timothy 3:1-7?

What does the Bible say about divine justice in Deuteronomy 32:4?

What does 1 John 2:29 teach us about God’s holiness and justice?

What is the teaching on leading humble servants in 3 John 1:1-4?

What does the “gospel of peace” mentioned in Nahum 1:15 mean, and how does it relate to the fear of God?

How important is caring for the dead in the Bible and what can we learn from the story of Tobiah and the burial of the dead?