…One more sneak peek of the 2020-2021 study. Next week I can write something different. For now?…I’m buried in this. God is so good. His word convicts and comforts. I know those brothers and sisters in Tennessee are leaning on it this week for the comfort. I’m praying for all of those suffering there. Storms have hit unbelievably close to home in our spiritual family. Pray and then pray some more for those hurting so deeply.
John 16:7-13 Nevertheless I tell you the truth. It is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you; but if I depart, I will send Him to you. And when He has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: of sin, because they do not believe in Me; of righteousness, because I go to My Father and you see Me no more; of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged.
“I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. 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.
I love this passage because it guarantees that we, today, have all of the truth. The apostles did not have all of the truth at this time. They had the Son, in the flesh, bearing witness of the Father. They had the Father, through the Old Testament law and prophets, bearing witness of the Son. But they did not have the Spirit yet. We, the most blessed ones, have the written inerrant complete Witness of Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We are living in the glory days! We can put every false witness to the test! Who is the ruler of this world? What lies ahead for Him because He is a false witness and the True Witness is now complete?