The Sealing Of The Holy Spirit
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Do not work for food that perishes but for food that lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set his seal on him."
"Here is my servant, whom I support, my chosen one, in whom I delight. I've placed my Spirit upon him; and he'll deliver his justice throughout the world.
"The Spirit of the LORD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed and to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives, and release from darkness for the prisoners;
Now the one who makes us and you as well secure in union with the Messiah and has anointed us is God, who has placed his seal on us and has given us the Spirit in our hearts as a down payment.
"Don't harm the land, the sea, or the trees until we have marked the servants of our God with a seal on their foreheads." I heard the number of those who were sealed: 144,000. Those who were sealed were from every tribe of Israel:
Then I looked, and there was the lamb, standing on Mount Zion! With him were 144,000 people who had his name and his Father's name written on their foreheads.
You, too, have heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed in the Messiah, you were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit, who is the guarantee of our inheritance until God redeems his own possession for his praise and glory.
Do not grieve the Holy Spirit, by whom you were marked with a seal for the day of redemption.
Through faith you are being protected by God's power for a salvation that is ready to be revealed at the end of this era.