Why Show Partiality to Our Enemies?

Read the Bible in a year by reading James 2 today.
James rebuked some Christians who were showing favoritism to the rich over the poor. Part of his argument was this,
But you have dishonored the poor man. Do not the rich oppress you and drag you into the courts? Do they not blaspheme that noble name by which you are called? (James 2:6, 7).
Do the rich, or anyone who oppress us and blasphemes the name of Jesus Christ, need our love? Do they need to be saved? Should we not do good things toward them? Yes, to all three questions.
However, does that mean when we have a poor man and a rich man before us that we ignore the poor man and give all our attention to the rich man? No, not at all! Let us show favor toward all. We are here to bless people not to see how they can bless us.
Watch yourself today and see how you react toward people whose appearance indicates they are poor and toward those whose appearance indicates that they are rich.

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