Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.

Bible References

The earnest

2 Corinthians 5:5
And He who formed us with this very end in view is God, who has given us His Spirit as a pledge and foretaste of that bliss.
Romans 8:9
You, however, are not devoted to earthly, but to spiritual things, if the Spirit of God is really dwelling in you; whereas if any man has not the Spirit of Christ, such a one does not belong to Him.
Ephesians 1:14
that Spirit being a pledge and foretaste of our inheritance, in anticipation of its full redemption--the inheritance which He has purchased to be specially His for the extolling of His glory.