063013 favoritism 1 jory leong

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  • 1. James 2:1-13
  • 2. Chapter 2:1-13 English Contemporary Version
  • 3. Chapter 2:1-13
  • 4. 1. WHAT is favoritism? 2. WHY is favoritism wrong?
  • 5. 1. WHAT is favoritism? Partiality Discrimination Bias
  • 6. WHY is favoritism wrong? 1. Favoritism is Ungodly It is inconsistent with faith in Christ (v.1) It makes us “judges with evil thoughts” (v.4) It contradicts God’s heart (v.5)
  • 7. WHY is favoritism wrong? 2. Favoritism is Unreasonable It dishonours people created in the image of God (v.6a) It violates the law of love (vv.8-13)
  • 8. 1. WHAT is favoritism? 2. WHY is favoritism wrong? Partiality, Bias, Discrimination Favoritism is Ungodly Favoritism is Unreasonable
  • 9. “If Christians have caste differences also, I might as well remain a Hindu”