3239 Holy Spirit, anointing of
“Anoint” means to set someone apart, to authorise and equip him or her for a task of spiritual importance. Jesus Christ is set apart by the work of the Holy Spirit for his ministry of preaching, healing and deliverance. The Holy Spirit sets Christians apart for their ministry in Christ’s name.
Jesus Christ anointed by the Holy Spirit
The Messiah’s anointing is predicted Isa 61:1-3 “Messiah” means “anointed one”.
The first Christians declare Jesus Christ’s anointing Ac 4:26-27
Believers anointed by the Holy Spirit
The Spirit anoints God’s chosen people 2Sa 23:1-2 Samuel
Anointing enables Christians to stand firm 2Co 1:21-22
|2206||Jesus, the Christ|
|3030||Holy Spirit, power|
|3242||Holy Spirit, baptism with|
|3251||Holy Spirit, filling with|
|3257||Holy Spirit, gift of|
|3269||Holy Spirit in Christ|
|3272||Holy Spirit in OT|