Sermons on James

Sermons on James

Do Not Show Partiality

James 2:1-13 James is writing to distinguish the marks of true faith, and in this section he exposes ‘partiality’. Partiality means ‘receiving the face’ – showing favouritism to someone based on a mere external showing. To treat the poor differently from the rich is to be guilty of partiality – and partiality is evil because it is contrary to God’s…