What is the seal of the Holy Spirit?

Question: “What is the seal of the Holy Spirit and what is it’s meaning?”

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There are three Biblical references to the seal of the Holy Spirit. They are:

 1. set his seal of ownership on us, and put his Spirit in our hearts as a deposit, guaranteeing what is to come (2 Corinthians 1:22).

 2. And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit (Ephesians 1:13).

 3. And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption (Ephesians 4:30).

The original Greek word for seal is Sphragizo and means seal, set a seal upon, to attest ownership, and guaranteed the promise of what was sealed.  

The first verse collaborates this definition by defining that the seal is ownership and a guarantee and that the Spirit in our heart is a deposit of what is to come.

The second verse tells us we received the Holy Spirit when we believed.

The third verse reminds us not to disobey the Spirit but to obey because as believers, we have been sealed for the day of redemption.

At the time of believing, God gave us His Holy Spirit as a seal of His ownership that Christ paid for on the cross and as a guarantee of God’s promises that are to and will come, some now and some on the day of redemption. A glorious eternal time with God in heaven.

The Holy Spirit is our seal of God within us and we have His promise, Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you (Heb 13:5).

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