I heard, “Hold fast, My Warrior. It always seems darkest right before the Dawn. Your victory is at hand!”
“Beloved. Hold on, don’t let go. Hear the Spirit speaking to you in your inner man. Don’t give up. Don’t give in. Don’t let go of My Precious and Magnificent Promises.
“Hold fast, My Warrior, hold fast. Cling to your Savior. It always seems darkest right before the Dawn. My Divine Power has given you EVERYTHING you need for life.
“You have escaped the corruption in the world through the Son. Stay the course with Me, My Child. Surely, you shall never be shaken. You shall be remembered forever for your faithfulness and your tenacity, My Warrior.
“You shall not fear bad news because your heart is holding fast to Me. You are steadfast in your faith, trusting in Yahweh. This is how you win your battles!
“I AM working in your midst! I have achieved your victory at the Cross. It is finished. Cling to your Savior with all your might and do not let go for My Right Hand upholds you.
“HOLD FAST to My Goodness. HOLD FAST to your confidence, My Warrior, and do not let go!
“Let your heart be assured and cast down the spirit of fear. HOLD FAST the confession of your faith without wavering, Beloved, for He who promised is faithful and you shall look with triumph upon your foes!”
HOLD FAST: To keep possession; to maintain. To restrain from escape; to keep fast; to retain. To grasp, to seize, or to keep fast in the hand; to embrace and confine, to keep from separation.
TENACIOUS: To keep a firm hold of something; powerful, clinging or adhering closely; persevere, to persist in a state in spite of opposition or discouragement.
AT HAND: Hebrew, “TO BE AT.” present tense, now,
“Surely he will never be shaken; the righteous man will be remembered forever. He does not fear bad news; his heart is steadfast, trusting in the LORD. His heart is assured; he does not fear, until he looks in triumph on his foes,” Psalm 112:6-8.
“The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light,” Romans 13:12.
“His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through the knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence. Through these He has given us His precious and magnificent promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, now that you have escaped the corruption in the world caused by evil desires,” 2 Peter 1:3-4.
“Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful,” Hebrews 10:23.
“Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession,” Hebrews 4:14.
“My soul clings to You; Your right hand upholds me,” Psalm 63:8.
“But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good,” 1 Thessalonians 5:21.
“You shall fear the LORD your God; you shall serve Him and cling to Him, and you shall swear by His name,” Deuteronomy 10:20.
“but Christ was faithful as a Son over His house — whose house we are, if we hold fast our confidence and the boast of our hope firm until the end,” Hebrews 3:6.
“For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast unto the end,” Hebrews 3:14.
~ Deborah Waldron Fry