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05 22-11 pm the face of favoritism

05 22-11 pm the face of favoritism






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    05 22-11 pm the face of favoritism 05 22-11 pm the face of favoritism Presentation Transcript

    • The Face of Favoritism
      James 2:1-13
    • James 2:1-13
      1 My brothers, hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ without showing favoritism.
      2 For suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring, dressed in fine clothes, and a poor man dressed in dirty clothes also comes in.
    • James 2:1-13
      3 If you look with favor on the man wearing the fine clothes so that you say, "Sit here in a good place," and yet you say to the poor man, "Stand over there," or, "Sit here on the floor by my footstool,"
      4 haven't you discriminated among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts?
    • James 2:1-13
      5 Listen, my dear brothers: Didn't God choose the poor in this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that He has promised to those who love Him?
      6 Yet you dishonored that poor man. Don't the rich oppress you and drag you into the courts?
      7 Don't they blaspheme the noble name that you bear?
    • James 2:1-13
      8 If you really carry out the royal law prescribed in Scripture, You shall love your neighbor as yourself , you are doing well.
      9 But if you show favoritism, you commit sin and are convicted by the law as transgressors.
    • James 2:1-13
      10 For whoever keeps the entire law, yet fails in one point, is guilty of [breaking it] all.
      11 For He who said, Do not commit adultery , also said, Do not murder. So if you do not commit adultery, but you do murder, you are a lawbreaker.
    • James 2:1-13
      12 Speak and act as those who will be judged by the law of freedom.
      13 For judgment is without mercy to the one who hasn't shown mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.
    • The Face of Favoritism
      My Standard
      Hold Your Faith
      Romans 3:10
      as it is written:
          There is no one righteous, not even one;
      Romans 3:23
      23 For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
      Romans 6:23
      23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
      Romans 5:8
      8 But God proves His own love for us in that while we were still sinners Christ died for us!
      Ephesians 2:8-9
      8 For by grace you are saved through faith, and this is not from yourselves; it is God's gift— 9 not from works, so that no one can boast.
      2 Corinthians 5:17
      17 Therefore if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation; old things have passed away, and look, new things have come.
      John 3:3
      3 Jesus replied, " I assure you: Unless someone is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God."
      Ezekiel 36:26
      26 I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will remove your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.
    • The Face of Favoritism
      My Standard
      Hold Your Faith
      Hate The Favoritism
    • The Face of Favoritism
      My Standard
      My Sin
      Victimizes People
      Violates Principle
    • The Face of Favoritism
      My Standard
      My Sin
      My Solace
      Act like a Believer
      Apply the Bible Truths