Seventeens in Scripture (9)

As well as being seventeen instances of an overcomer in the book of Revelation—as mentioned yesterday—there are also seventeen promises to the overcomer.

  1. granted to eat of the tree of life (Revelation 2:7)
  2. not to be hurt of the second death (Revelation 2:11)
  3. granted to eat of the hidden manna (Revelation 2:17)
  4. given a white stone (Revelation 2:17)
  5. given a new and secret name (Revelation 2:17)
  6. given power over the nations (Revelation 2:26)
  7. given white raiment (Revelation 3:5)
  8. not to have his name blotted out out of the book of life (Revelation 3:5)
  9. will have his name confessed before the Father, and before His angels. (Revelation 3:5)
  10. become a pillar in the temple of God (Revelation 3:12)
  11. have the name of God written on him (Revelation 3:12)
  12. have the name of the city of God, the new Jerusalem, written on him (Revelation 3:12)
  13. have God’s name written on him (Revelation 3:12)
  14. sit with God on His throne (Revelation 3:21)
  15. inherit all things (Revelation 21:7)
  16. have the Lord as his God (Revelation 21:7)
  17. be the son of God (Revelation 21:7)


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