The role of the Holy Spirit
John 15 v 26 (Amplified) But when the COMFORTER (COUNSELLOR, HELPER, ADVOCATE, INTERCESSOR, STRENGTHENER, STANDBY) comes, Whom I will SEND to you from the Father, the SPIRIT OF TRUTH Who comes (proceeds) from the Father, He [Himself] will TESTIFY regarding Me.
John 15 v26-16 v4 (NIV)
26 ‘When the Advocate comes, whom I will send to you from the Father – the Spirit of truth who goes out from the Father – he will testify about me. 27 And you also must testify, for you have been with me from the beginning. ‘All this I have told you so that you will not fall away. 2 They will put you out of the synagogue; in fact, the time is coming when anyone who kills you will think they are offering a service to God. 3 They will do such things because they have not known the Father or me. 4 I have told you this, so that when their time comes you will remember that I warned you about them. I did not tell you this from the beginning because I was with you.
The role of the Holy Spirit:
- Is to be SENT to the followers of Jesus, v26.
- Is to TESTIFY to us about Jesus, v26.
- Is to HELP us do the same with others, v27.
- Is to INTERCEDE for us so that we do not fall away, v1.
- Is to ADVOCATE for us when we are rejected, v2.
- Is to COUNSEL us when we are misrepresented, v2.
- Is to STRENGTHEN by reminding you of what Jesus said in His Word, v4.
What do you need today? The Spirit of Truth is right here.