Favouring our Favourites
James 2: 1 – 13
Favouring: One thing that we all struggle with is favouritism or prejudice, we have either done it to others or we have felt the affects of it against ourselves. Prejudice can come in all shapes and sizes, the obvious is racial, gender and social classes. Then it can get more complex.
The challenge to the church that James was writing to, was that the church was experiencing it in the society they lived in but now they took it into the church context. And God was not amused by their behavior and James wanted them to stop and rather live lives that were modeled by loving God and loving others, and we need to be compassionate towards others…