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Who is the Spirit of Truth that Jesus spoke of who will guide us in all things and know all things? Islamic scholars claim this is the prophet Mohamed.



      

John 16:13

AMP - 13 But when He, the Spirit of Truth (the Truth-giving Spirit) comes, He will guide you into all the Truth (the whole, full Truth). For He will not speak His own message [on His own authority]; but He will tell whatever He hears [from the Father; He will give the message that has been given to Him], and He will announce and declare to you the things that are to come [that will happen in the future].

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1340324413 Chris Eleam Chris Eleam
One operation of God’s holy spirit is to inform, to illuminate, to reveal truths. Shortly before his death, Jesus told his disciples: “I have many things yet to say to you, but you are not able to bear them at present. However, when that one arrives, the spirit of the truth, he will guide you into all the truth.”—John 16:12, 13.

“The spirit of the truth” was poured out at Pentecost 33 C.E. when about 120 disciples who gathered in an upper room in Jerusalem were baptized with holy spirit. (Acts 2:1-4) The apostle Peter was among those present for that annual festival. Filled with holy spirit, Peter “stood up” and amplified, or clarified, certain truths about Jesus. He recounted, for example, how “Jesus the Nazarene” was “exalted to the right hand of God.” (Acts 2:14, 22, 33) God’s spirit also moved Peter to declare boldly to his Jewish listeners: “Let all the house of Israel know for a certainty that God made him both Lord and Christ, this Jesus whom you impaled.” (Acts 2:36) As a result of Peter’s spirit-inspired message, about three thousand persons “embraced his word heartily” and got baptized. In this way, God’s holy spirit helped to guide them into the truth.—Acts 2:37-41.

God’s holy spirit also served as a teacher and remembrancer. Jesus said: “The helper, the holy spirit, which the Father will send in my name, that one will teach you all things and bring back to your minds all the things I told you.”—John 14:26.

How did holy spirit operate as a teacher? God’s spirit opened the disciples’ minds to things that they had previously heard from Jesus but had not fully understood. For example, the apostles knew that during his trial, Jesus told the Roman governor of Judea, Pontius Pilate: “My kingdom is no part of this world.” Yet, at the time of Jesus’ ascension to heaven over 40 days later, the apostles still had the mistaken view that the Kingdom would be established here on the earth. (John 18:36; Acts 1:6) Apparently, the apostles were not able to grasp fully the meaning of Jesus’ words until after the outpouring of God’s holy spirit at Pentecost 33 C.E.

God’s spirit also served as a remembrancer by bringing back to mind the various teachings of Jesus. Prophecies regarding Christ’s death and resurrection, for instance, took on new meaning with the aid of holy spirit. (Matthew 16:21; John 12:16) Recalling Jesus’ teachings enabled the apostles boldly to defend their position before kings, magistrates, and religious leaders.—Mark 13:9-11; Acts 4:5-20.

Additionally, God’s holy spirit helped to direct early Christians to fruitful territory in the ministry. (Acts 16:6-10) God’s spirit also moved early Christians to share in writing God’s Word, the Bible, for the benefit of all humankind. (2 Timothy 3:16) Clearly, then, holy spirit was active in a variety of ways in the first century. It was not provided solely to perform miracles.

October 02 2013 1 response Vote Up Share Report


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Open uri20130419 9821 zp7qlc Kalasini Nibin Supporter Fearfully and Wonderfully Made!
John 14:16-17 ESV 
And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with you and will be in you.

Here The Lord says, The helper will be with us forever and this clearly means The Holy Spirit. Because a Human cannot be with us forever!

Thanks

October 03 2013 3 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Stringio Lewis olu Ogunojemite
In addition to all exposition, I wish to add that Mohammed cannot be the Holy Spirit because the Holy Spirit is to indwell in man to enable him obey God. Mohammed was a human being that lived and died. Holy Spirit and indeed all spirits cannot die. At the end of the age, every human spirit shall rise either to condemnation or to live with God in His Paradise because of obedience or disobedience.

October 03 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Mini Robert Pittman
The spirit of truth is the Holy Ghost spoken of in acts 2:38
In St. John 14 1-3 Jesus was comforting the disciples telling then about a comforter to come. 

The comforter is the Holy Ghost which did come in the book of Acts. 
God's spirit is with all who come to know him just as it happened on the day of Pentecost to the 120 in the upper room. God's spirit of truth (the Holy Ghost) will guide us to live as Jesus taught us throughout His time on earth. The spirit of truth will allow you to be what God intended you to be!

June 30 2014 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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