2Jo 1:8; Rev 3:11; Rev 2:24-29; Rev 3:8-13
ROMANS-389-120531 - length: 62:06 - taught on May, 31 2012
At the Bema Seat judgment, the overcoming believers will be promoted.
a totality which has been brought to completion - 'whole, complete, full.' abounding in.
lacking nothing, perfect
And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.
In context here with the Philadelphia church, “what you have” is the truth in your souls, the word of God.
“you have kept My word”
“hold fast” =
to use strength, i.e. seize or retain (literally or figuratively)
to be able to complete or finish, presumably despite difficulties - 'to accomplish, to do successfully, to carry out.'
The difficulties are related to the angelic conflict, and our enemies in that struggle: the world, the flesh, and the devil.