All Are Welcome Here

August 26, 2018 ()

Bible Text: James 2:1-13 |

Series:

James 2:1-13, All Are Welcome Here

Intro:

A. Prohibition Stated, Jas.2:1

1. The People Addressed, (James 2:1a)

2. The Prohibition Against Favoritism, (James 2:1b)

B. Problem Illustrated, Jas.2:2-4

1. Two Guests, (James 2:2)

a. RICH MAN

b. POOR MAN

2. Two Receptions, (James 2:3)

a. SIT IN A GOOD PLACE

b. STAND OVER HERE

3. Two Sins, (James 2:4)

a. ACTION

b. ATTITUDE

C. Consequence of Such Behavior, Jas.2:5-11

1. Inconsistent, (James 2: 5)

a. POOR CHOSEN OF GOD

b. TO BE RICH

2. Irrational, (James 2: 6-7)

3. Contradicts Royal Law, (James 2: 8-11)

a. STANDARD OF BEHAVIOR (8)

b. SIN OF PARTIALIATY (9)

c. STRESSES SOLIDARITY (10-11)

D. Closing Admonition, Jas.2:12-13

1. Appeal for Consistency, (James 2: 12)

2. Vindication of Appeal, (James 2: 13)