“Faith That Works” James 2:1-13 – Pastor Doug Walker

“Faith That Works” James 2:1-13 – Pastor Doug Walker

  1. Why is favoritism considered a sin?

  2. How is it damaging to the message of the gospel?

  3. Read verses 3-4. What does favoritism expose about the person who is engaging in it?

  4. Explain the “upside-down” nature of verses 5-7.

  5. The “royal law” of verse 8 is the greatest commandment found in Matthew 22:36-40. Why do you think James calls it the royal law? How does it apply to favoritism?

  6. Doesn’t verse 10 seem to blow things out of proportion? How can a single act of favoritism be the same as breaking every one of God’s laws?

  7. Explain verses 12-13 in your own words. Why is mercy so important to offer? Why is it so important to receive?


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