063013 favoritism 1 jory leong

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063013 favoritism 1 jory leong

  1. 1. James 2:1-13
  2. 2. Chapter 2:1-13 English Contemporary Version
  3. 3. Chapter 2:1-13
  4. 4. 1. WHAT is favoritism? 2. WHY is favoritism wrong?
  5. 5. 1. WHAT is favoritism? Partiality Discrimination Bias
  6. 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. 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. 8. 1. WHAT is favoritism? 2. WHY is favoritism wrong? Partiality, Bias, Discrimination Favoritism is Ungodly Favoritism is Unreasonable
  9. 9. “If Christians have caste differences also, I might as well remain a Hindu”

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