What is the difference between the indwelling of the Holy Spirit and being anointed by the Holy Spirit?


Romans 8:9

NKJV - 9 But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he is not His.

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Mini RICK PORTER Supporter Chaplain [ Truckers Chapel ]-- Undeserving Child of God
As one reads through the whole 8th chapter of Romans, Paul continues to expound on being delivered from the bondage of Law to freedom of Faith or the Law of Liberty. What sets the foundation for this deliverance?

I believe we see that a three-fold action of the Holy Spirit accomplishes this:

[1] The Indwelling of the [Person] of the Holy Spirit through Salvation is the Gift and the Proof of Salvation.1 Corinthians 3:16, 2 Timothy 1:14, Romans 8:11.

[2] The Anointing of the [ Power ] of the Holy Spirit is the Sanctifying agent that allows a saved saint to be true and productive in fruit.1 John 2:27, Acts 1:8, Luke 24:49, Ephesians 5:18 Galatians 5:22-23

[3] The [ Preserving ] of the Holy Spirit that Seals us in the promise to not live in fear but boldness for God. Ephesians 1:13-14, Ephesians 4:30, 2 Corinthians 4:13-18.

We as God's Children then are promised the Indwelling and Anointing of the Holy Spirit in order to give Glory to God by living and walking in the Spirit.

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