Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
2 Corinthians 1:22
and given us the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.
2 Corinthians 5:5
Now He, that hath wrought us hereunto, is God; who hath also given us the earnest of the Spirit.
And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.
And grieve not the holy Spirit of God whereby ye are sealed to the day of redemption.
But when these things begin to come to pass, look upwards and lift up your heads, for your redemption draweth nigh.
Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, in which the holy Spirit hath appointed you bishops, to feed the church of God, which He purchased with his own blood.
And not only others, but those also who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit the redemption of our body.
1 Peter 2:9
But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should declare the glories of Him, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light: