Faith In Action-God Loves the Poor as Much as the Rich


Truth in Palmyra

faith in action

James 2:5-7

Hearken, my beloved brethren, 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? But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats? Do not they blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are called?

Read James Chapter 2 here

James has a bit to say about rich people and poor people. As we pointed out earlier, the scattered believers James was writing to were most likely all suffering poverty. Many would have been poor to start with, and many more would have been made poor as a result of their conversion to Christianity. In many cases, they would have been driven from jobs and homes, and then likely unable to find work in the places they finally settled.

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Published by Vincent S Artale Jr

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