Believers are exhorted to hold fast to what they have received.
Revelation 3:11 NKJV
“Behold, I am coming quickly! Hold fast what you have, that no one may take your crown.”
Every good gift comes from almighty God.
James 1:16-17 NKJV
“Do not be deceived, my beloved brethren. Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning.”
Every gift of God, that He imparts to your life, enables you to be established.
Romans 1:11 NKJV
“For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift, so that you may be established—“
Satan is the adversary of mankind, and he seeks to take away from men, the gifts and graces that almighty God imparts to men.
John 10:10 NKJV
“The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.”
Our Lord Jesus contrasted His works with the works of our adversary. Our God wants us to have and retain good things while Satan seeks to rob us of the things freely given to us.
Hold fast the truth of God’s word.
2 Timothy 1:13 NKJV
“Hold fast the pattern of sound words which you have heard from me, in faith and love which are in Christ Jesus.”
Hold fast to our confession of faith.
Hebrews 10:23 NKJV
“Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.”
Hold fast to your confession of God’s word.
Hebrews 4:14 NKJV
“Seeing then that we have a great High Priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.”
Take heed that no one robs you.
Colossians 2:18a NKJV
“Let no one cheat you of your reward, taking delight in false humility and worship of angels,”
May you never be robbed spiritually. May God give you His full blessings as we go back to church.