The first and the last. What does it mean that hell is referred to as a lake of fire? Old Testament saints will be resurrected to enter the Millennial Kingdom. (Revelation 22:13). | GotQuestions.org, What does the Bible say about perseverance? Proverbs 8:22-31 is Solomon's inspired picture of the eternal Logos, His ancient love to the world and the men that He was coming in the fullness of the ages to redeem. 3. The kinship to which He has raised us is nothing less than to be partakers of the divine nature and sons and heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ. YLT  Revelation 2:25 but that which ye have -- hold ye, till I may come; Nevertheless what you have hold fast until I come. Revelation 2 Commentary. All power is given to Him in heaven and in earth. As there is eternal life beyond this present life for the faithful, so there is eternal death beyond the death of the wicked The second death is commonly known as, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, McClintock and Strong's Bible Encyclopedia, and them: Rev 17:2 18:3,9 19:18-21 Eze 16:37-41 23:29,45-48, except: Jer 36:3 Eze 18:30-32 33:11 Zep 3:7 Lu 13:3,5 2Co 12:21 2Ti 2:25,26, and I will: Rev 20:12 Ps 62:12 Isa 3:10,11 Mt 16:27 Ro 2:5-11 14:12 2Co 5:10 Ga 6:5 1Pe 1:17, the depths: Rev 12:9 13:14 2Co 2:11 11:3,13-15 Eph 6:11,12 2Th 2:9-12, he: Rev 2:7,11,17 3:5,12,21 21:7 Ro 8:37 1Jn 5:5, keepeth: Mt 24:13 Lu 8:13-15 Joh 6:29 8:31,32 Ro 2:7 1Th 3:5 Heb 10:38,39 Jas 2:20 1Jn 2:19 3:23, to him will I give: Rev 3:21 20:4 22:5 Ps 49:14 Da 7:18,22,27 Mt 19:28 Lu 22:29,30 1Co 6:3,4, he shall: Rev 12:5 19:15 Ps 2:8,9 49:14 149:5-9 Da 7:22. What is the second resurrection? The grace that is sufficient for our full salvation is the grace of the infinite God. 28 I will also give him the morning star. isn’t believing a work? Updated: Tue, 08/18/2020 - 06:18 By admin PREVIOUS NEXT Apostle John on Isle of Patmos. KJV  Revelation 2:29 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches. He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches - Notice that in contrast to Rev 2:7, 11, 17, this exhortation follows the promises to the overcomers. He has loved us with an everlasting love and, therefore, with loving-kindness has He drawn us. Revelation 2:27  AND HE SHALL RULE THEM WITH A ROD OF IRON, AS THE VESSELS OF THE POTTER ARE BROKEN TO PIECES, as I also have received authority from My Father; NET  Revelation 2:27 he will rule them with an iron rod and like clay jars he will break them to pieces, 28 just as I have received the right to rule from my Father– and I will give him the morning star.     The first and the last. Jesus is the first; "I came from the Father and entered the world" (John 16:28a) is His own testimony. Related PDF's: The_Coming_Prince_Text.pdf Bible_Archive_Text.pdf. Revelation 2 Commentary Summary: Read Revelation 2 KJV along with a helpful commentary. This expresses His preeminence. The friends we have known will disappear, but He will abide. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Finish His work Let us take to Him the merest thing that needs help, whether it be for soul or body, for secular business or sacred experiences. NRS  Revelation 2:29 Let anyone who has an ear listen to what the Spirit is saying to the churches. This expresses the relation of Jesus Christ to redemption. Every joy we feel will be but a radiant from His heart. Revelation 2 Commentary. KJV  Revelation 2:25 But that which ye have already hold fast till I come. The power to rule in this way was given to Christ by His heavenly Father (John 5:22). He takes us forever, and He will not leave us until He has done all that He has spoken of to us. 20:11-13). The testimony of Jesus is the Spirit of prophecy. 28 They will have the same authority I received from my Father, and I will also give them the morning star! Let us always come to Him first for help. Click charts to enlarge Charts from Jensen's Survey of the NT - used by permission Another Chart from Charles Swindoll. The work of creation and providence The Seven Messages. NKJ  Revelation 2:25 "But hold fast what you have till I come. NRS  Revelation 2:27 to rule them with an iron rod, as when clay pots are shattered-- 28 even as I also received authority from my Father. | GotQuestions.org. ", Revelation 2:29  'He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. "The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me" (Psalm 138:8a). This also is most clearly taught by the Holy Ghost in the Scriptures and claimed by Christ Himself. Christ will take us at the very alphabet of Christian life and from the very beginning will count us His disciples and then will set us free. 28 And I will give him the morning star.     Give Him all thy past; | GotQuestions.org, Who were the Moabites? Christ will finish His work in us and carry to consummation all that He begins. 2. NLT  Revelation 2:27 They will rule the nations with an iron rod and smash them like clay pots. Only a few of the friends of youth remain, and how many of the fondest attachments of life have been like rivers that run into the desert and are lost amid the sands. The very mother, on whose sweet face our eyes gazed before they recognized any earthly countenance, has long since passed from our view. REVELATION OF JESUS CHRIST THE BIG PICTURE. A. D. 95, material that was originally in sermons expounds each verse. Walvoord - The word for “rule” (Gr., poimanei) means literally “to shepherd.” Their rule will not be simply that of executing judgment, but also that of administering mercy and direction to those who are the sheep as contrasted to the goats (Matt. NKJ  Revelation 2:24 "Now to you I say, and to the rest in Thyatira, as many as do not have this doctrine, who have not known the depths of Satan, as they say, I will put on you no other burden.