Jesus changes water so that it becomes wine 2:1-12. v1 The next day, there was a wedding … John 16:12–13 12 “ I have many more things to say to you , but you cannot bear them now . Which are you? Who is "the Spirit of truth"? The Prophecy (John 16: 12-13) “I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. John 16:13, NLT: "When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all truth. Don’t leave us hanging. 12 “I have much more to say to you, more than you can now bear. THE ONLY MAN IN HISTORY THAT FITS THE PROPHESY: There is a Prophesy in the book of Deuteronomy 18:18 which states that God would raise up a Prophet after Moses, which many Muslims are quite familiar with. And have come into the world : Jesus was born as a man, having added humanity to deity. Beginning at John 13:31 and going through John 16, the Lord Jesus is preparing His disciples for life after His crucifixion, resurrection and ascension back to Heaven. 12 “I have much more to say to you, more than you can now bear. Gentiles, the abrogation of the Mosaic economy, and settling the leʹ (“illustration” or “parable”) that is common in the other Gospels but not used at all in John’s account. Studies in Honour of Matthew Black, edd. John 16:13-15 Spirit of Truth. For over three years He had been their Teacher and Protector, and His wisdom and grace was acknowledged by all - yet there was so much more that they needed to learn from Him. Romans 8:14 refers to those who are "led," not dragged, forced, imposed upon or imputed to. We must keep the verse in context. JOHN: PRECEPT UPON PRECEPT Precept Ministries International Inductive Study. For this work of the Spirit is evidently different from that of chap. Here lies the liberty of the Spirit of which Saint Paul speaks: “Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty” (2 Cor 3:17). temporal kingdom. 12 When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place. This verse falls within the great discourse to Nicodemus about being reborn and about the Son’s role in dying for the sins of the world. regarded the rejection of the Jews, and the calling of the dwells the fulness of the Godhead bodily. John 16:13. 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. 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? Peter had asked earlier in John 13:36 where the Lord the Lord was going, but the Lord did not explain. John 1:12-13 NIV Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God— children born not of natural descent, … (12) I have yet many things to say unto you. h He will not speak on his own, but he will speak what he hears, and will declare to you the things that are coming. Jesus answered him, "What I'm doing you don't understand now, but afterwards you will know." 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. He, too, fed men with milk because they could not bear meat. Answer: In John 3:13 Jesus says to Nicodemus, “No one has ever gone into heaven except the one who came from heaven–the Son of Man.” This verse is somewhat difficult to interpret and is often misunderstood. The Spirit will complete the teaching of Jesus, The power of the Paraclete on the disciples themselves, I have many things yet to tell you, but ye cannot bear them now, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. JOHN 16:13 13“However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide youinto all truth, for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell youthings to come. To be content is to be happy with one’s situation or condition. The Lord's statement about why they were not asking where He was going showed they did not understand that He was leaving and going to heaven. John 16:12-13 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 12 I have still many things to say to you, but you are not able to bear them or to take them upon you or to grasp them now. But revelation can only be made to the mind which can accept it; and for those who have only in part understood what He has told them there are many things which cannot now be borne. John 13 - In-depth verse-by-verse Bible study and commentary of John chapter 13 in plain English. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. (4) The doctrine of the apostles proceeded from the Holy Spirit, and is most perfect. 13 But when He, the Spirit of Truth (the Truth-giving Spirit) comes, He will guide you into all … The time for Christ’s exodus from this world was fast approaching. Now in his mounting distress, he would give them his final parting words before going to suffer his greatest trial. Truths which the cultured mind accepts as obvious would appear no less so to the peasant if he were carefully taught them. 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. 13 But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all truth." You told us that we are to be merciful, pure in heart, and peacemakers. Let’s begin by reading John 16:12-15, ... Beginning at John 13:31 and going through John 16, the Lord Jesus is preparing His disciples for life after His crucifixion, resurrection and ascension back to Heaven. Commentary on John 13:31-35 (Read John 13:31-35) Christ had been glorified in many miracles he wrought, yet he speaks of his being glorified now in his sufferings, as if that were more than all his other glories in his humbled state. The most significant example is from John 5:20 where Jesus says, "And greater works than these he (the Father) shall show to him (Jesus) that you may marvel." Explanation and Commentary of John 3:13. Tell us. He will not speak on his own but will tell you what he has heard. —Comp. So, secondly, mark here the completeness of the truth into which the Spirit guides. 13 “ But when He , a the Spirit of truth , comes , He will b guide you into all the truth ; for He will not speak on His own initiative , but whatever He hears , He will speak ; and He will disclose to you what is to come . 13 But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. In the portion we are considering, the Lord speaks of how He has many things to tell His disciples, but they would not be able to understand Him. (See study note on Mt 13:3.) JOHN 16:8-11 8 “And when He has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: 9 of sin, because they do not believe in Me; 10 of righteousness, because I go to My Father and you see Me no more; 11 of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged. This section begins and ends with the command of Jesus: I command you to love one another. John Part 1 10 lessons covering John 1-6 with Lesson Six a study on Being Born Again and Lesson Ten a Topical Study on Jesus' Disciples; John Part 2 8 lessons covering John 7-11. JOHN 16:1-7 COMMENTARY John 16:8-12 Convict the World of Sin John 16:13-15 Spirit of Truth John 16:16-23 A Little While John 16:24-27 Ask and You Shall Receive John 16:28-33 Leave the World John 16 Bible Study Questions (Handout) Jesus never stops loving those who believe and follow Him. His last hours before they capture Him and crucify Him, He wants to be spent with those He loves so dear. John 16:12–15 (ESV) 12 “I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. It is hard to imagine the grief that must have flooded the questioning hearts of Christ's disciples when they started to face the reality that Jesus was going away. We become Christians when our sins are forgiven. 14 He will glorify me because it is from me that he will receive what he will make known to you. —Better, . Of what the “many things” were, we have only this general knowledge. 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. 14 He will glorify me, because he will take from what is mine and declare it to you. law of Moses, and the ceremonies of it, and the setting up of a but ye cannot bear them now; because of their prejudices in favour of their own nation, the law of Moses, and the ceremonies of it, and the setting up of a temporal kingdom. III. When this happens, we are not only little children in a spiritual sense; we also know who is our father. The identification of the “elect lady” (ejklekth'/ kuriva/, eklekth kuria) to whom the letter is addressed. The fact that this is put in the imperative mode means it is not an option in our life. Salem Media Group. John 16:12 : John 16:14 >> John 16:13. into all the truth. For the breach which exists between the higher Christian thought of our day and the faith of the masses of the people, Christian teachers are in no small degree responsible, and the only means by which the chasm may be bridged is to teach Christ’s truths as He Himself taught them. 15 All that belongs to the Father is mine. It is also frequently used by those who want to find contradictions in the Bible. 1 John 2:13 “you know Him who has been from the beginning” 1 John 2:14: First, we find that little children are said to have their sins forgiven. See on John 13:33. For John, then, the church need not fear learning and practicing its faith in Jesus in the midst of a changing world marked by Jesus’ physical absence. Lastly, we have here our Lord pointing out the unity of these two. We are all sinners and the Bible says the consequence of sin is death, eternal separation from God. 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. Is this true? John 13:16 "The servant is not greater than his master." It is about collaboration and the self-communication of God. Encouraged by the Spirit of Jesus we can adore God in any place (Jn 4:23-24). However, this still does not explain why the author did not use this same designation (for the same reason) in 1 John, assuming 1 John was written by the same individual who wrote 2 John and 3 John. (13) Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come. he will show you things to come—referring specially to those revelations which, in the Epistles partially, but most fully in the Apocalypse, open up a vista into the Future of the Kingdom of God, whose horizon is the everlasting hills. 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." Ye cannot bear them now.—Comp. 13 But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. Note on John 14:17.. John 15:15. 16:5 uJpavgw Now the theme of Jesus’ impending departure is resumed. They would include, doubtless, the doctrinal system of the early Church, and they would not exclude all the lessons which the spirit of God has taught the Church in every age. Christ often referred to himself as the Son of Man, as well as the Son of God. As he contemplated leaving the disciples all on their own, his main concern was that they love one another. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come. William Akehurst, HSWC Philippians 4:13 John 16:12-15 Psalm 118:23 Contentment or Complacency. John 13:7 What Does John 13:7 Mean? The ritual could not remove the terrible sin that he was about to commit against his Creator. It is true, indeed, that no one can teach who does not possess a higher knowledge than that of his pupil; but it is no less true that no one can really teach who does not take the lower ground of his pupil’s knowledge, and from that lead him to his own. All rights reserved. 13 But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. 4) Personal questions On His side there is the readiness to impart to them as friends all things that He had heard from the Father. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come. and resurrection of Christ, and the sending of the Spirit: but ye cannot bear them now; He says this because of … We heard about so many things from you. I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. (Jhn 16:12-15) The work of the Holy Spirit among the disciples. So Jesus promises that the Spirit will explain all to them in due time. " In 1 Jn 3:1 John had explained to his readers that "the world does not know us, because it did not know Him." (16:12-13a) Before we examine that explanatory role of the Spirit in verses 13-15, let's look carefully at verse 13a. II. The statements are not opposed to each other. "I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. I did not tell you these things at the beginning, because I was with you— To bear the chief shock in my own person, and to screen you from it. This verse is very close to John 14:12 because in both verses Jesus speaks of "greater works." John 16:12. 1 Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that His hour had come that He should depart from this world to the Father, And, that is what we see here in John 2:13-25 - a proactive GOD! 13 * But when he comes, the Spirit of truth, he will guide you to all truth. The Holy Trinity is about relationship and indwelling. John 16:12-13 NKJV “I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. John 13:12-16 New International Version (NIV). Being content means being happy. DETAILED EXEGETICAL NOTES: 4 A The Book of Glory: Jesus accomplishes his return to the Father (13:1-20:31) Introduction. The disciples will witness Jesus death, which will see… These limitations on our knowledge of Divine things are for our profit—a merciful adaptation to our present needs and circumstances. John 13:2, CSB: "Now when it was time for supper, the devil had already put it into the heart of Judas, Simon Iscariot’s son, to betray him." In the portion we are considering, the Lord speaks of how He has many things to tell His disciples, but they would not be able to understand Him. In John 3:13 Jesus said, "No one has ascended into heaven except he who descended from heaven, the Son of Man." I have yet many things to say unto you Not with respect to the main doctrines of the Gospel, for everything of this kind he had made known unto them, ( John 15:15) ; but what regarded the rejection of the Jews, and the calling of the Gentiles, the abrogation of the Mosaic economy, and settling the Gospel church state, which were to come to pass after the death and …