James 2:1-4 NLT

1 My dear brothers and sisters,a how can you claim to have faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ if you favor some people over others?

References for James 2:1

    • 2:1 - Greek brothers; also in 2:5, 14 .
      2 For example, suppose someone comes into your meetingb dressed in fancy clothes and expensive jewelry, and another comes in who is poor and dressed in dirty clothes.

      References for James 2:2

        • 2:2 - Greek your synagogue.
          3 If you give special attention and a good seat to the rich person, but you say to the poor one, “You can stand over there, or else sit on the floor”—well,
          4 doesn’t this discrimination show that your judgments are guided by evil motives?