Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
for the spirit you have received is not servile to keep you still in fear; but it is the spirit of adoption, whereby we cry Abba, that is, father.
2 Corinthians 1:22
and mark'd me with his seal, and given me the earnest of the spirit in my heart.
2 Corinthians 5:5
now he that hath prepared us for this very state, is God, who hath given us the spirit as a pledge of it.
and because ye are sons, God has sent forth the spirit of his son into your hearts, crying Abba, that is, father;
grieve not the holy spirit of God, by whom you are sealed against the day of deliverance:
now when these things begin to appear, then lift up your heads, and behold your redemption drawing nigh.
be therefore upon your guard to secure your selves, and the whole flock over which the holy spirit has made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he has purchased with his own blood.
and not only they, but even those who have the first fruits of the spirit, even we our selves do inwardly groan for the fruit of our adoption, by the deliverance of our body from corruption.
1 Peter 2:9
and this they were destin'd to. but you are the chosen race, you are kings and priests, the holy nation, the peculiar people, that you might display his glory, who called you out