True Worship of God James Chapter 2
Two Big Ideas: Don’t Show Partiality & Show Faith by Works
1. True Worship Does not show partiality 1-13.
Kissing Up to success is pathetic 1-3
Reasons not to Kiss UP 4-13
Exposes your evil
God Chose the poor to be rich in Faith.
Pro. 22:2, 28:6, Ecc 4:13, Mat 6:21.
The rich are oppressing you.
Break the law of Kissing Up makes you guilty of breaking all of God’s Law.
2. True Worship of God Show Faith Through Works. 14-26
Dead Faith cannot save you. 14-19. Ephs. 2:1-2, Rom. 4:5, Eph 2:8-9.
Closer look at James 2:24. Justified by works. Work proves Faith. No Works = No Faith = No Salvation
It’s a Work of God, through the Holy Spirit!
Made Alive! Col. 2:13, Gal 5:22-23, John 6:65, John 3:5-8, 1 John 4:19.
The Symptoms of Genuine Faith IS WORKS!
Faith without works is Dead. 20-26 Abraham & Rahab?
Jesus says “You will know them by their FRUIT.” Mat 7:15-20. Matt 7:24,
Evidence of Live Faith. 2 Peter 1:3-11.