We consider another way we have communion with the Spirit: He is the pledge of our eternal inheritance.

We see two things: 

  • First, that this pledge is not so much something the Spirit does, but the Spirit Himself. 
  • Second, how the Spirit is the pledge of heaven.

If you have this down payment of the Spirit and desire more, then this is the Lord’s testimony to you that you are His child and an heir of heaven.


Shaun Bryant

Shaun has been Pastor at Grace Church in Modesto since late 1993. His journey to the fellowship took him through churches of various persuasions, during which time he became convinced of a call to the ministry and also of a Reformed view of the Scriptures. Shaun completed his studies for the ministry at Westminster Seminary in California. He is married with 3 children.

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