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Bible Readings for the Home Circle - 1914 edition

Section 12

Christian Growth and Experience

Chapter 123.


1. WHAT overcomes the world?
"For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world." 1 John 5:4, first part.

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." John 16:33.

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.

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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

"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.

"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.


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