1. What are we admonished to overcome?
“Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good,” Romans 12:21.
2. What makes it possible for one to overcome the world?
“Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world,” I John 4:4.
3. Is faith necessary in order for one to be an overcomer?
“For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith,” I John 5:4.
4. In the Revelation of Christ what promises are made to the overcomers?
“To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God,” Revelation 2:7.
“He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death,” verse 11.
“To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it,” verse 17.
“And he that overcometh, and keepeth My works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations,” verse 26.
“He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before My Father, and before His angels,” Revelation 3:5.
“Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of My God, and he shall go no more out. And I will write upon him the name of My God, and the name of the city of My God, which is New Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from My God: and I will write upon him My new name,” verse 12.
“To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with Me in My throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with My Father in His throne,” verse 21.
5. In what one promise are all these summed up?
“He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be My Son,” Revelation 21:7.
6. In days of old were all of these things understood?
“For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen. O God, beside Thee, what He hath prepared for him that waiteth for Him,” Isaiah 64:4; see I Corinthians 2:9.
7. How were they revealed to the apostles?
“But God hath revealed them unto us by His Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God,” I Corinthians 2:10.