A dead faith, a demon faith, and a damning faith. Faith without works is dead. James 2
Favouritism is a violation of the royal law of love. James 2:8-13
“My brothers, show no partiality as you hold the faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of Glory.” James 2:1 [Apologies for the low audio quality].
“If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless. Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world. ” (James 1:26-27 ESV)
“Know this my beloved brothers: let everyone be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.” James 1:17-20