James 2:  Dangers of Favoritism;  Faith in Action

1. What are we warned about in 2:17?

2. What is true of hypocritical religious leaders? Jude 16

3. According to 2:2-3, how do some people treat rich people?

4. What, according to Galatians 3:28, is true of every born-again believer?

5. What two things belong to the poor person who loves Jesus? 2:5

6. What “ law ” should govern our attitude toward all people? Leviticus 19:18

7. What is the “ fruit of the Spirit ” given to all who love Jesus? Galatians 5:22-23

8. When we partake of this “ fruit ”, what will others recognize about us? John 13:35

9. If we break one part of God’s law, what are we guilty of? 2:10

10. What sums-up the entire laws of God? Matthew 27:37-40

11. What “ law ” will judge all believers?  2:12

12. Who will be judged “ without mercy ” ?  2:13

13. Who will be judged in mercy?  2:13

14. What helps to verify that a person really is born-again?
      Titus 1:16, Matthew 7:22-23

15. What is likely to happen to a person who doesn’t help others?
        Proverbs 21: 13

16. What is a sure sign of “ counterfeit faith ”? 2:17

17. What do both John and Paul exhort all Christians to do?  Titus 3:8, I John 3:1 8

18. Does 2:17 mean that good works help to save you? Explain.

19. What is the real evidence of true faith? 2:21-23

20. Using Genesis 22, explain how Abraham was justified before God.

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