James 1:26-2:13
Do Not Show Favoritism

James 1:26-2:13

  1. Pure religion shows itself in the behavior of the believers.
  2. Discrimination offends the nature and the person of God.
  3. Discrimination is theologically incompatible with God.
  4. Discrimination makes no logical sense.
  5. The scripture excludes both discrimination and favoritism.

Take Action:

1 Samuel 16:7; Luke 4:18-19; 1 Corinthians 1:26-29; Leviticus 19:18b; Mathew 6:14-15; 

  1. After hearing this message, what would God have you do in response?
  2. Name a few activities and practices we perform as followers of Jesus in the name of religion?
  3. What among those practices are you willing to challenge in order to meet the teaching of Jesus?
  4. What among the practices and activities James teaches are you willing to incorporate in your life?