QUESTION: Why does God seal us with the Holy Spirit?
I. How do we get the Holy Spirit? By praying through or does God seal us?
A. Ephesians 1:13We must trust the Gospel of Christ for our Salvation.
B. Romans 5:17We must receive the abundance of grce and the gift of righteousness.
C. Galatians 3:14 Through Faith-the promise of the Spirit comes.
II.What does sealing of the Holy Spirit do for the Believer?
A.IITimothy 2:19Seals us so we are known of God.
B. Ephesians 1:14 The Holy Spirit is the earnest of our salvation.
C. Ephesians 4:30It Keeps us unto the Day of Redemption.
III. What does having the Holy Spirit do for the Believer?
A. Romans 5:17-18 Having the Holy Spirit means the Believer has the Gift of Righteousness.
B. Romans 6:23 Having the Holy Spirit means the Believer has the Gift of Eternal Life.
C. Ephesians 2:8-9 Having the Holy Spirit means the Believer is saved.
Note: Through Faith, Ephesians 2:8, compare Galatians 3:14, Galatians 3:23-25
IV. What does the Holy Spirit do in the Believer?
A. Romans 8:16 Bears Witness
B. Romans 8:14 Leads the Believer
Note: The Holy Spirit never leads the Believer today under the Law. Galatians 5:18
C. 1 Corinthians 2:9-14 Reveals truth and deep things of God to the Believer.
Note: The Believer can judge all things by the Spirit. 1 Corinthians 2:15-16 Having the mind of Christ.
V. Can the Believer lose the Holy Spirit that Seals them?
A. Romans 8: 38-39 The Apostle Paul was persuaded and wrote down by the Holy Spirit that nothing could make him lose "The Gift"
B. Ephesians 4:30 The Believer can grieve the Holy Spirit but not lose it.
VI. The Holy Spirit gives us access to the Father-Ephesians 2:17
A. Romans 8:9 Without the Holy Spirit God doesn't know you
B. Romans 8:11 With the Spirit dwelling in the Believer his mortal body shall be quickened.
C. Romans 8:15 The Holy Spirit in the Believer represents adoption.
VII. The Holy Spirit in the Believer represents Power, Love and A Sound Mind. II Timothy 1:7
A. The Holy Spirit dwells in the Believer.
II Timothy 1:14, I Corinthians 3:16, Romans 8:9
B. Romans 8:26 The Holy Spirit helpeth our infirmities.
C. Galatians 5:22 The Holy Spirit has fruit.
Question: Do you have the Holy Spirit that Seals?
II Corinthians 13:5 Examine yourself
1. Have you trusted the Gospel of Christ for your salvation? Ephesians 1:13
2. Do you know the Gospel or is it hid from you?
II Corinthians 4:3-4
"For I delivered unto you first of all that which I received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; and that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:"
I Corinthians 15:1-4
VIII. Can you trust his and this alone for your:
A. Forgiveness? Ephesians 1:7, Colossians 2:13
B. Justification? Romans 4:25
C. Atonement? Romans 5:11
D. Glorification? Romans 8:29-30
E. Eternal Life? Romans 6:23
Believe on the Lord Jusus Christ and thou shall be saved.