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Why am I guilty of breaking the whole law if I only stumble on one point?


If you really keep the royal law found in Scripture, “Love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing right.  But if you show favoritism, you sin and are convicted by the law as lawbreakers. For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at just one point is guilty of breaking all of it. For he who said, “You shall not commit adultery,” also said, “You shall not murder.” If you do not commit adultery but do commit murder, you have become a lawbreaker.  James 2:8-10
            The goal of God’s law is to show us that we are sinners.  The law reveals that we are not perfect as God is perfect.  How many laws has God broken?  Not one.  How many laws have we broken?  Every one of them at least once, if not thousands of times.
            Adam and Eve committed one sin and became sinners, subject to death and cursed throughout their lives.  The same applies to us.
            We want to grade on a scale, rating ourselves on how many sins we’ve committed compared to others.  However, our model is not others, but Jesus, and with him as the model, we all fall short. 
            One and we’re done.