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Exodus 28:41 (b) This act was a picture of that which happens to a believer who gives himself wholly and without reserve to the service of the Lord. The oil represents the Holy Spirit; the priest who applies it represents either the Father or the Lord JESUS. The believer who yields himself to GOD a living and willing sacrifice becomes Spirit-filled, Spirit-led, and has the unction of the Spirit upon him.

Psalm 23:5 (b) This indicates that gracious act of the Lord whereby David was caused to rejoice in being a chosen vessel of GOD. He thus was made to serve as a priest upon behalf of the people, and to serve as a king under the good hand of GOD.

Luke 4:18 (b) Here the word refers to that blessed anointing of our gracious Saviour wherein He was selected by GOD and appointed by Him to be the Lord of our lives and the Saviour of our souls.

2 Corinthians 1:21 (a) This anointing refers to the gracious gift of the Holy Spirit to the child of GOD. The Spirit gives enabling power, wisdom and knowledge for the service of GOD, and for His glory.

1 John 2:27 (a) The anointing spoken of here is that mysterious, indescribable and indispensable unction of the Holy Spirit whereby one becomes a real, true, active, earnest servant of GOD.

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Watson, Walter. Entry for 'Anoint'. Wilson's Dictoinary of Bible Types. 1957.

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