Who sits next to you at church? I’ve been reading the book of James this past week. It has rocked my world. I love how God’s Word lives in our daily lives. You think God’s word is dead? Study the book of James, I dare you.
The other day… I read James 2. Here is a portion of it….
My brothers, hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ without showing favoritism. 2 For suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring, dressed in fine clothes, and a poor man dressed in dirty clothes also comes in. 3 If you look with favor on the man wearing the fine clothes so that you say, “Sit here in a good place,” and yet you say to the poor man, “Stand over there,” or, “Sit here on the floor by my footstool,” 4 haven’t you discriminated among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts?
So I ask again…. who sits next to you at church? Are you welcoming them? I would encourage you to read the rest of James 2. But it comes with a warning…… it will rock your world.
When was the last time you welcomed someone with open… loving arms?