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