James 2:1-4 NLT

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

References for James 2:1

    • e 2:1 - Greek <I>brothers;</I> also in 2:5, 14.
      2 For instance, suppose someone comes into your meeting b dressed in fancy clothes and expensive jewelry, and another comes in who is poor and dressed in shabby clothes.

      References for James 2:2

        • f 2:2 - Greek <I>synagogue.</I>
          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 you are guided by wrong motives?