Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.
this one thing I desire to know of you, did you receive the spirit by the works of the law, or by the gospel preach'd to you?
and because ye are sons, God has sent forth the spirit of his son into your hearts, crying Abba, that is, father;
if ye then, wicked as ye are, know how to give what is proper to your children: how much more shall your heavenly father give the holy spirit to them that ask him?
and I am going to send you what my father has promis'd you. but continue in the city of Jerusalem, until you shall be endued with power from on high.
(but this he meant of the spirit, which they that believed on him, should receive: for the spirit was not yet given, because Jesus was not yet glorified.)
being with them when they were assembled, he order'd they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for what the father had promis'd, which, said he, I mention'd.
therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the father the promise of the holy spirit, he has diffused that spirit, the effects of which ye now see and hear.
and we are his witnesses in what we say, and so is the holy spirit, whom God hath given to those that obey him.
all the Jewish converts, who came with Paul, were astonished to see that the gift of the holy spirit was diffused likewise among the Gentiles.
and while I was speaking to them, the holy spirit descended upon them, as it did on us, at the beginning.
you are not in such a state, but in a spiritual one, provided the divine spirit dwell in you. now if any man have not the spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
1 Corinthians 12:13
for by one spirit we have all been baptized, to be form'd into one body, whether Jews or Gentiles, slaves or free; and have been all made to drink of one spirit.
2 Corinthians 1:22
and mark'd me with his seal, and given me the earnest of the spirit in my heart.
by whom you also have heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: and having believed in him, ye were mark'd with the seal of the holy spirit, which was promised:
for thro' him both of us have access by the same spirit to the father.
that by his immense power he would strengthen the faculties of your minds by his spirit:
grieve not the holy spirit of God, by whom you are sealed against the day of deliverance:
1 Peter 1:22
You that have purified your souls by the holy spirit, in obeying the gospel, which obliges you to an undisguised benevolence, let your hearts be mutually affected with the most disinterested ardour;
these are they who distinguish themselves, though they are sensual, and have nothing that is spiritual.