10 Emblems of the Holy Spirit

Luke 3:16
John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: He shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire.

1. FIRE: zeal and refining power [v 16; Isa. 4:3-4; Ps. 104:4; Mal. 3:1-4; Jn. 2:17; Acts 2:3; Matt. 3:11].

2. DOVE: gentleness, harmlessness, and comforting power [Lk. 3:22; Jn. 1:32-33]

3. WATER: life giving and infinite power [Jn. 7:37-39]

4. WIND: resurrection power [Jn. 3:8; Acts 2:2; Ezek. 37:9].

5. OIL: consecration and anointing power [Isa. 61:1-3; Heb. 1:9; Jas. 5:14-16; Lk. 4:16-21; Ps. 45:7]

6. SEAL: redemptive and keeping power [Eph. 1:13; 4:30; 1 Pet. 1:5]

7. EARNEST: ownership and guarantee power [2 Cor. 1:22; Eph. 1:13-14]

8. RAIN: life-giving and quickening power [Joel 2:23-32; Ps. 1:3; Zech. 10:1; Jas. 5:7; Hos. 6:3; 10:12]

9. DEW: refreshing and invigorating power [Ps. 72: 6; Hos. 14:5]

10. GIFT: joyful, gracious, and liberating power [Acts 2:38-39;
4:31-33; 2 Cor. 3:17-18; Heb. 1:9]

– Dake Annotated Reference Bible: page 62

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