Despise the rich or despise the poor?

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It has been a tradition or should I say, a bad attitude, to please the rich thinking because of power, influence and wealth.

You accomodate them more with convenience, with luxury and prestige, with honor and better respect than those who are poor who have the same need.

 

Jas 2:1

Jas 2:1
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

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

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  My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons.
Jas 2:2
Jas 2:2
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

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; assembly: Gr. synagogue  

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  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;
Jas 2:3
Jas 2:3
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

3 And ye have respect to him that weareth the gay 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: in...: or, well, or, seemly  

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  And ye have respect to him that weareth the gay 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:
Jas 2:4
Jas 2:4
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

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

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  Are ye not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts?
Jas 2:5
Jas 2:5
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

5 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? of the: or, of that  

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  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?
Jas 2:6
Jas 2:6
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

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

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  But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?
Jas 2:7
Jas 2:7
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

7 Do not they blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are called? blaspheme: or, revile, or, slander  

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  Do not they blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are called?
Jas 2:8
Jas 2:8
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

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

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  If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well:
Jas 2:9
Jas 2:9
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

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

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  But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors.
Jas 2:1
Jas 2:1
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

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

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0  For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.

 

 

 

 

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