On the Sealing of the Spirit

“Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.”

2 Cor. 1:22

“…in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise, which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession…”

Eph. 1:13-14

“And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.”

Eph. 4:30



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à Brakel, Wilhelmus – 38. ‘The Sealing of the Believer by the Holy Spirit & by Means of the Sacraments’  in The Christian’s Reasonable Service, vol. 2  ed. Joel Beeke, trans. Bartel Elshout  Buy  (1700; RHB, 1992/1999), pp. 469-87

a Brakel (1635-1711) was a contemporary of Voet and Witsius and a major representative of the Dutch Further Reformation.




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