"For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world." 1 John 5:4,
2. In whose victory may the Christian ever rejoice and take courage?
"These things I have spoken unto you, that in Me ye might have peace. In the world
ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world."
3. Who is it that overcomes?
"Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the
Son of God?" 1 John 5:5.
4. Through what, then, is the victory gained in the work of overcoming?
"And this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith."
Verse 4, last part.
5. Through whom do we obtain the victory?
"But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus
Christ." 1 Cor. 15:57. "Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors
through Him that loved us." Rom. 8:37.
6. How did Christ overcome when tempted?
By the Word of God. See Matt. 4:1-11.
7. How do the Scriptures say the saints overcame the enemy?
"And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their
testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death." Rev. 12:11.
8. With what does the apostle Paul tell us to overcome evil?
"Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good." Rom. 12:21.
9. Why was Jacob's name changed to Israel?
"And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a
prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed." Gen. 32:28.
EXCEEDING GREAT AND PRECIOUS PROMISES
"To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the
midst of the paradise of God." Rev. 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." Verse 17.
"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." Rev. 3:5.
"Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of My God." 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.
"He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he
shall be My son." Rev. 21:7.