Revelation Chapter 3 : 21
Revelation 3:21 – To him who overcomes I will grant to sit with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne.
see full discussion on the overcomer below
Jesus overcame the world:
John 16:33 – “These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.”
Because Jesus overcame the world, we can also overcome the world:
1 John 5:5 – Who is he who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?
A throne is a seat of power (Colossians 1:16). The Lord will sit on His throne, exercising His power and glory given by the Father, when He returns after the Tribulation to set up His Kingdom:
Matthew 25:31 – “When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then He will sit on the throne of His glory.”
The Lord will share His authority with overcomers. Recall from the letter to the church of Thyatira, that the Lord has promised “power over the nations” to those who overcome (Revelation 2:26). The following passages also show that believers will rule with authority from the throne of God:
Luke 22:29-30 – “And I bestow upon you a kingdom, just as My Father bestowed one upon Me, that you may eat and drink at My table in My kingdom, and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.”
Job 36:7 – He does not withdraw His eyes from the righteous; but they are on the throne with kings, for He has seated them forever, and they are exalted.
Daniel 7:9-10 – I watched till thrones were put in place, and the Ancient of Days was seated; His garment was white as snow, and the hair of His head was like pure wool. His throne was a fiery flame, its wheels a burning fire; a fiery stream issued and came forth from before Him. A thousand thousands ministered to Him; ten thousand times ten thousand stood before Him. The court was seated, and the books were opened.
“Sit with me in my throne”: A figurative expression meaning that we will share the privilege and authority that Christ enjoys as we reign with Him (1:6; Matt. 19:28; Luke 22:29-30).
Jesus is sitting at the right hand of God the Father in heaven. If we live pleasing to Him, we shall be seated on thrones with Jesus.
Luke 22:29-30 “And I appoint unto you a kingdom, as my Father hath appointed unto me;” “That ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.”
Jesus’ plan for all of us, is that we will be seated with Him in heavenly places. Jesus overcame the world when He submitted His will to the Father’s will. He overcame sin and death on the cross. We will be an overcomer when we submit our will to His.
“Not my will but thine O Lord”, should be the cry of every believer in Christ.
Promise to overcomers
The “overcomer” is plainly defined in Scripture, as follows:
1 John 5:4-5 – For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world – our faith. Who is he who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?
Accordingly, the promise for the overcomer included in each message is for the entire body of believers, not just for the church that the Lord directed the message to. In other words, all true born-again believers will receive all the promises given in the letters to all the churches:
Revelation 21:7 – He who overcomes shall inherit all things, and I will be his God and he shall be My son.
Nevertheless, each promise relates to the general theme in each letter, as does the specific description the Lord gives of Himself. These promises reveal some of the “mysteries of the Kingdom,” as discussed in the “call to hear” category.
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We are now living in the absolute End Times as per biblical prophecy.
Our Lord Jesus Christ – King of Kings. 2nd Coming and return is IMMENENT!.
Please do not waist another a minute.
No matter what religion you serve, there is only one God.
If, you want to be assured that you will not have to endure the perilous times that will befall you.
Irrespective, of what sins you may have committed at any time of your life. If you humble yourself and ask for God’s forgiveness. He will forgive you and wash them all away and welcome you as his beloved son or daughter with open arms.
If you are not a child of Father God or have not asked Jesus Christ to come into your life yet?
I implore you to do this without delay.
Read this prayer of Salvation and ask God to forgive you now and accept Jesus Christ as your Lord and Saviour and you will be assured of eternal life.