And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.
For I know that this shall turn to my salvation through your prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,
Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.
Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father; Knowing, brethren beloved, your election of God. For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance; as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake.
And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Now, all through the Bible there are certain types that are used of the Holy Spirit of God, and this morning we’re going to take five of them. And the first one will be in Zechariah 4:1-6. Malachi is the last book in the Old Testament, Zechariah is next to the last. In the fourth chapter of the Book of Zechariah, you will find a type of the Holy Spirit of God.
And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus; Who was faithful to him that appointed him, as also Moses was faithful in all his house. For this man was counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch as he who hath builded the house hath more honour than the house. For every house is builded by some man; but he that built all things is God. And Moses verily was faithful in all his house, as a servant, for a teContinue Reading
Of which salvation the prophets have enquired and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that should come unto you: Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow. Unto whom it was revealed, that not unto themselves, but unto us they did minister the things, which are now reported unto you by them that have preached the gospel unto you with the Holy GhostContinue Reading
This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth. For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one. If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness oContinue Reading