Thriving in LOVE (James 2:1-13)
I. A clear command against partiality. (James 2:1; 1 Samuel 16:7; Romans 2:11)
II. A real life example of partiality. (James 2:2-4; 2 Corinthians 8:9)
III. Partiality dishonors the poor who have been chosen by God to be rich in faith. (James 2:5-7)
IV. Partiality violates the royal law of love given by Jesus. (James 2:8-11; Matthew 22:34-40; Luke 10:29-37.)
V. Mercy triumphs over judgment! (James 2:12-13; Romans 8:1; Matthew 5:7)
1. How can I thrive in love?
2. How has the Holy Spirit convicted my heart?
3. What changes can I make in my life?
4. How can I share this truth with others?