"For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all." James 2:10.
How does the apostle illustrate his meaning in this statement? "For He that said, Do not commit adultery, said also, Do not kill. Now if thou commit no adultery, yet if thou kill, thou art become a transgressor of the law." James 2:11.
NOTE. - If keeping the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus will be proof against worshiping the beast and his image, and receiving his mark, then it is plain that those who do worship the beast do not keep the commandments. It is also established by this that the great religious controversy of the last generation is to be over the commandments of God.
Why will the remnant church be persecuted? "And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ." Rev. 12:17.
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