Christ often referred to himself as the Son of Man, as well as the Son of God. (Comp. On His side there is the readiness to impart to them as friends all things that He had heard from the Father. John 16:13-15 Spirit of Truth. The words do not mean that the Holy Spirit will fully guide them into truth, but that He will be their guide into the fulness of truth. Too often the weaker brother finds a stumbling-block in the very steps which should lead him to a higher truth, because he approaches them blindly, and without a guide. However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come. Studies in Honour of Matthew Black, edd. Who is "the Spirit of truth"? I. John 16:13 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] John 16:13, NIV: "But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth.He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come." He will not speak on his own but will tell you what he has heard. and resurrection of Christ, and the sending of the Spirit: but ye cannot bear them now; John 16:12-13 NKJV “I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. 13 But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. John 13:16, ESV: "Truly, truly, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him." His last hours before they capture Him and crucify Him, He wants to be spent with those He loves so dear. Therefore, it is disconcerting each and every time I come upon Jesus’ observation that “I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now.” (John 16:12) What are they? John Chapter 13 Verses 1-17 In the beginning of this Chapter Jesus is having dinner with his disciples; however, it is the foot-washing that marks the special significance of the occasion. It is about collaboration and the self-communication of God. The supper had already begun when Jesus rose from the table and began washing the disciples' feet. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come. However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come. And, that is what we see here in John 2:13-25 - a proactive GOD! Jesus changes water so that it becomes wine 2:1-12. v1 The next day, there was a wedding … He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come. Contents "Before You Judge" by David O. Bales "Christ, Paul, And The Law" by David O. Bales Before You Judge by David O. Bales Matthew 18:15-20 The seven members of the presbytery’s judicial commission were ministers and elders, all over 50, chosen for their stability of life and faith and their ability to be fair. 12 I have much more to say to you, more than you can now bear. 12 “I have much more to say to you, more than you can now bear. St. Paul found in it a rule for his own practice. John 13:1 "Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end." 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