1) Eternal salvation
and Divine Dwelling.
Summary: At the point of
eternal salvation, the believer is eternally
1 John 4:15, confession
of Jesus as Savior = salvation = the dwelling of God.
Romans 8:9, 11; 1 Corinthians
6:19; the Holy Spirit is the specific dweller.
John 14:16, the dwelling
of the Holy Spirit in us is eternal.
indwelt with the Holy Spirit.
2) Spiritual growth and
Summary: The Christianís
spiritual growth unleashes many blessings
John 14:23, with spiritual
growth comes the special blessing of the abiding Father and Son.
Cf. Ephesians 3:17.
Ephesians 3:16, spiritual
growth results in strengthening and power from the dwelling Holy Spirit.
Romans 5:5, spiritual growth
results in more hope through the dwelling Holy Spirit.
2 Timothy 1:14, the indwelling
Holy Spirit helps us guard the spiritual growth process. Cp. with
Ephesians 2:22, Christians
are being built into a dwelling of God.
related to the dwelling of
God: Special dwelling of the Father and
Son, power, hope,
guarding and building.
3) Divine dwelling regarding
the God-man Jesus Christ.
Summary: During the incarnation,
Jesus Christ was indwelt and
John 14:10, God the Father
abode in Jesus to do His works.
Luke 4:1, the Holy Spirit
filled and led Jesus during the incarnation.
empowered by the Father and
Spirit to fulfill His earthly ministry.