- I Corinthians 14:15 - Paul is saying we should pray with the right mindset and to be understood.
- The mission of the Holy Spirit (John 14-16
- The Holy Spirit is described as a Helper and as the Spirit of truth.
- The Holy Spirit was to have a similar role to Jesus (John 14:16 in revealing divine truth. He is also deity just like Jesus.
- The Holy Spirit would testify of Christ which implies intelligible communication (John 15:26-27. The Holy Spirit always communicates intelligibly and cannot contradict Himself.
- The Holy Spirit convicts the world of error and sin by showing them the truth.
- The Holy Spirit would continue the teachings of Christ and remind the apostlesof Christ’s teachings (John 16:14.
- Specific missions of the Holy Spirit:
- Teach all things (John 14:26
- Bring to rememberance all that Christ has said (John 14:26
- Convict the world (John 16:8
- Guide them into all truth (John 16:13
- Reveal things to come (John 16:13
- To bear witness and testify of Christ (John 15:26
- The Holy Spirit is not the Word of God, but His mission was to reveal the Word.
- John 7:39 - The Holy Spirit had not yet come to guide the apostles here, but He did work throughout the Old and New Testament.
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