Real Faith - Respecting All Persons (5)

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Speaker: 
Pastor Steve Johnson
Date: 
Sunday, September 6, 2020
Scripture: 
James 2:1-13

I. FAITH AND FAVORITISM ARE __________________ (2:1)

   A. A _________ of favoritism: To receive by face.

   B. _____________ is not condemned (Phil. 1:9-11).

 

 II. A GENERAL ________________ (2:2-4)

    A. The _______ (2)

        1. The __________ (2a)

        2. Two ___________ types of people: the ____ man and                        the ____ man.

 

    B. The ____________ (3-4)

        1. Rich people were given _______________ treatment.

        2. The poor were ______________, but treated as if they                        didn’t ________  _______.

 

    C. The _________ (4)

        1. A class _____________ was made.

        2. Why such distinction?  Selfish ______ and ________.

 

III. _____________ WHY PREJUDICE IS WRONG (2:5-11)

    A. It is incompatible with God’s _____ (5).

    B. It ignores ___________ _____ (6-7).

    C. It is inconsistent with ______________ (8-11).

 

 

IV. HOW TO ____________ FAVORITISM (2:12-13)

    A. Make _____________ your standard, not ___________                    influences.

    B. Be __________, not ______________ (13).