Jesus reassures His disciples that He has already overcome the world by living a perfect life and resisting satan’s temptation. In the mind of God, it was a foregone conclusion that Jesus would finish the work at the cross. Jesus also let His followers know that they were getting ready to desert Him in His darkest hour, but that He wouldn’t be alone because His Father was with Him. We have the opportunity to overcome the world as well because Christ is in us, but we are often held back by strongholds, which are lies that we believe to be true. We can be made free from strongholds by the grace of God and the power of the Holy Spirit.