Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For ye did not receive a spirit of bondage again unto fear; but ye received a spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, "Abba, Father."
2 Corinthians 1:22
Who also sealed us, and gave us the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.
2 Corinthians 5:5
Now He Who wrought us for this very thing is God, Who gave to us the earnest of the Spirit.
And, because ye are sons, God sent forth the Spirit of His Son into our hearts, crying, "Abba," Father.
And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, in Whom ye were sealed unto the day of redemption.
And, when these things begin to come to pass, look up, and lift up your heads; because your redemption is drawing near."
Take heed to yourselves, and to all the flock in which the Holy Spirit appointed you overseers, to shepherd the assembly of God, which He purchased with His own blood.
and, not only so, but ourselves also, who have the first fruit of the Spirit, even we ourselves are groaning within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, the redemption of our body.
1 Peter 2:9
But ye are "an elect race, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation," a people for a possession, that ye may show forth the excellencies of Him Who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;