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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 3040 Holy Spirit, promise of
3040 Holy Spirit, promise of

3040 Holy Spirit, promise of

The OT foretold and Jesus Christ reaffirmed that the Holy Spirit would be poured out on God’s people, transforming, empowering and gifting them.

OT promises of the Holy Spirit fulfilled in the OT

The promised Spirit enables prophecy 1Sa 10:6 See also 1Sa 10:10

The Spirit fulfils the promised presence of the Lord Ex 33:14 See also Isa 63:11,14; Hag 2:5

OT promises of the Holy Spirit fulfilled in the NT

The Spirit implements the promised new covenant Jer 31:33-34 See also Ro 8:2,9-10; 2Co 3:3,6; Heb 8:10-11

The promised Spirit will renew Israel Eze 36:26-27 See also Eze 11:19; Eze 37:14

The promised Spirit is the guarantee for Israel’s future Isa 44:3 See also Isa 32:15; Isa 59:21; Eze 39:29

The promised Spirit will empower the life and work of the Messiah Isa 61:1-2 See also Isa 11:2; Lk 4:18-19

The Spirit is promised for all people Joel 2:28-29 See also Ac 2:17-18

Promises of the Holy Spirit in the NT

The promise that Jesus Christ would baptise with the Spirit Mt 3:11 pp Mk 1:8 pp Lk 3:16 See also Jn 1:33; Ac 1:5; Ac 11:16

The Spirit is promised by Jesus Christ Lk 24:49 See also Jn 15:26; Jn 16:7-15; Ac 1:5-8

The Spirit is promised for the time after Jesus Christ’s resurrection and ascension Jn 7:39 See also Ac 2:4,33

The promised Spirit fulfils God’s word to Abraham Gal 3:14

The promised Spirit guarantees to believers their future inheritance Eph 1:13-14

See also

1352covenant, the new
3035Holy Spirit, presence of
3230Holy Spirit & regeneration
3233Holy Spirit & sanctification
3242Holy Spirit, baptism with
3251Holy Spirit, filling with
3257Holy Spirit, gift of
3269Holy Spirit in Christ
3272Holy Spirit in OT
3281Holy Spirit, inspiration
3290Holy Spirit, life-giver
5467promises, divine

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