Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 26, 2021
This section assumes the rich and the poor’s understanding that appears at other places in James and reflects the influence of the reception of the poor by Jesus in the exhortation not to show partiality in the church.
Lesson Text: James 2:1-4 (KJV)
1My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons.
2For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment;
3And ye have respect to him