Sunday Morning 9.23.18 from Carrollwood Baptist Church on Vimeo.

Pastor Joe

“My brothers and sisters, believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ must not show favoritism.” James 2:1

Scripture Reading: James 2:1-13

Showing partiality is . . .

1. Inconsistent with __________ in __________ (2:1-4)

“Rich and poor have this in common: The Lord is the Maker of them all.”

Proverbs 22:2

“Do not pervert justice; do not show partiality to the poor or favoritism to the great, but judge your neighbor fairly.” Leviticus 19:15

“I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right.” Acts 10:34-35

“For God does not show favoritism.” Romans 2:11

2. Contrary to _________ (2:5-7)

“Has not God chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom he promised those who love Him?” James 2:5

“Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.” Luke 6:20

3. A violation of the ________________ (2:8-13; Matthew 22:34-40)

“He who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law.” Romans 13:8

“The whole law is fulfilled in one word, ‘You shall love your neighbor as

yourself.’” Galatians 5:14