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August 2016



This is the Third message of a series on the topic of “FAITH” from the book of James. This month’s message is “Faith Removes Respect of Person”. This is the day, the time and the hour to hear and receive the very Word of God and believe it and stand upon the Word of God.

As you read the following inspired scriptures written by Paul the Apostle in the Book of James referring to Faith Removes Respect of Person; “WILL WE OPEN OUR EARS TO HEAR WHAT SAYS THE WORD OF GOD?”  “OR WILL WE CHOSE TO KEEP OUR EARS AND HEART CLOSED TO GOD” IT’S YOUR CHOICE.

Faith Removes Respect of Person

Faith Harbors no Prejudice: James 2:1-13

“For James, faith and favoritism cannot be at the same time or the same place. Romans 2:11  For there is no respect of persons with God.


James 2:1  My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with b respect of persons.

Cross Reference Scriptures to ( b respect of persons).

Leviticus 19:15  Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

Commit Verse 1:1: Romans 2:11  For there is no respect of persons with God.


James 2:2  For 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;

James 2:3  And ye have respect to him that weareth the gay(fine) clothing, and say unto him, Sit thou here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool:

James 2:4  Are ye not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts?

James 2:5  Hearken, my beloved brethren, a Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a Hath not God chosen the poor of this world)

1Corinthians 1:27  But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty;

1Corintians 1:28  And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are:

1Corintians 1:29  That no flesh should glory in his presence.


James 2:6  But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?

James 2:7  Do not they blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are acalled?

Cross Reference Scriptures to (acalled?)

1Peter 4:16  Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.

1Peter 4:17  For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?

1Peter 4:18  And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?

1Peter 4:19  Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.


James 2:8  If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, aThou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well:

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well:)

Leviticus 19:18  Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD.


James 2:9  But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as a transgressors.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a transgressors.)

Deuteronomy 1:17  Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God's: and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.


James 2:10  For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet aoffend in one point, he is bguilty of all.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a offend in one point,)

Galatians 3:10  For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.

Galatians 3:11  But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (b guilty of all.)

Deuteronomy27:26  Cursed be he that confirmeth not all the words of this law to do them. And all the people shall say, Amen.


James 2:11  For he that said, aDo not commit adultery, said also,bDo not kill. Now if thou commit no adultery, yet if thou kill, thou art become a transgressor  of the law.

Cross Reference Scriptures to ( a Do not commit adultery,)

Exodus 20:14  Thou shalt not commit adultery.

Deuteronomy 5:18  Neither shalt thou commit adultery.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (b Do not kill.)

Exodus20:13  Thou shalt not kill.

Deuteronomy 5:17  Thou shalt not kill.


James 2:12  So speak ye, and so do, as they that shall be judged aby the law of liberty.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a by the law of liberty.)

James 1:25  But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

James 1:26  If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain.

James 1:27  Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.


James 2:13  For ahe shall have judgment without mercy, that hath shewed bno cmercy; and d mercy rejoiceth against judgment.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a he shall have judgment without mercy, that hath shewed  )

Job 22:6  For thou hast taken a pledge from thy brother for nought, and stripped the naked of their clothing.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (b no)

Proverbs 21:13  Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (c mercy)

 Micah 7:18  Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (d mercy rejoiceth against judgment.)

Romans 12:8  Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.



Our choices and decisions on receiving God's Word are very important to each one of us.  We must learn to put our Faith and Trust in God and His Word the Holy Bible. Will you take this day, time and this very hour to make your choice and or decision? Will you receive God and His Word “AND BE BORN AGAIN INTO HIS KINGDOM”? Below is a prayer to receive Jesus Christ and start a relationship of eternal life with Him.

 Prayer to Receive Jesus as Lord and Savior:

Heavenly Father,
I come to you in the Name of Jesus, I repent of my sins and I ask you to forgive me of my sins. I believe and confess with my mouth that Jesus Christ is the Son of the living God and believe He died on the cross and rose on the third day. I ask you to come into my heart. I ask you now to wash me and cleanse me. I give you my spirit, soul and body.  I will with the help of your Holy Spirit follow you all the days of my life. I thank you for writing my name in the Lambs Book of life.
Thank you Father, In Jesus Name, Amen



It is our prayer that this message of  “Faith Removes Respect of Person” has brought hope and help to your life and that you will totally give all of your spirit, your soul and your body to Jesus Christ and be a mighty witness for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To go forth with what God has called you to do with Him.

May God's riches blessings and His love be poured out on your life daily in Jesus Name?

In His Love and His Service,

William & Susan


Note: Unless otherwise noted, all Scriptures are from the King James Version of the Bible.