Sunday, November 22, 2009


Pastor Rick Jackson


1. Seals the Believer [v. 13, 4:30] sphragizo, sfrag-id'-zo; to stamp (with a signet or private mark) for security or preservation (literally or figuratively); --(set a, set to) seal up, stop

Matthew 27:66 So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch.

2. Signed for the Believer [v. 13] "Spirit of promise" ejpaggeliva epaggelia, ep-ang-el-ee'-ah; an announcement (for information, assent or pledge; especially a divine assurance of good):--message, promise.

Luke 24:49 And, behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you: but tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endued with power from on high.
Acts 1:4 And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me.
Acts 2:33 Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear.
Galatians 3:14 That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

3. Guaranteed Delivery [v. 14] ajrrabwvn arrhabon, ar-hrab-ohn'; of Hebrew origin; a pledge, i.e. part of the purchase-money or property given in advance as security for the rest:--earnest.

2 Corinthians 1:22 Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.
2 Corinthians 5:5 Now he that hath wrought us for the selfsame thing is God, who also hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit.


1. Redeemer [v. 14, 7]

Romans 3:24 Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus:
Romans 8:23 And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.
1 Corinthians 1:30 But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:
Colossians 1:14 In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:

2. Purchaser [v. 14]

3. Lord of Glory [v. 14]

1 Corinthians 2:8 Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.


1. Sender [v. 2, Jn. 316ff]

2. Sealer [v. 13]

John 6:27 Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed.
2 Corinthians 1:21-22 Now he which stablisheth us with you in Christ, and hath anointed us, is God; Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.

3. Supplier [v. 16-17]

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