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You Can be an Overcomer
“Of course the Catholic Church claims that the change was her act . . AND THE ACT IS A MARK of her ecclesiastical power.”—From the office of Cardinal Gibbons, through Chan- cellor H.F. Thomas, November 11, 1895.
How important it is that we obey the commandments of God rather than the commandments of men.
“Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey?”—Romans 6:16.
“It is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve.”—Matthew 4:10.
“But in vain they do worship Me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.”—Matthew 15:9.
“How long halt ye between two opinions? If the Lord be God, follow Him; but if Baal, then follow him.”—1 Kings 18:21.
FACT NUMBER NINE—The seventh-day Sabbath, instituted by God at the Creation of this world, is the seal of His governmen-
God’s basic governmental code for mankind is the Ten Com- mandments. Of those ten, only the Sabbath commandment reveals the name of our Creator and Lawgiver.
Of all the commandments in the Decalogue, only the Fourth Com- mandment reveals the (1) name, (2) authority, and (3) dominion of the Author of this Law:
In six days, (1) the Lord (name) (2) made (office—the Creator) (3) heaven and earth (dominion or territory over which He rules). This com- mandment alone contains the seal of God.
Examine the seal of a notary public or any other legal seal. Each seal will always contain the above three identifying marks.
“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy . . for in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the Lord blessed the Sab- bath day, and hallowed it.”—Exodus 20:8, 11.
The Sabbath commandment contains the seal of God, and the Sabbath itself—given in this commandment—is inseparably con-