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John 16:12-15

Trinity Sunday C

You may have heard it said that the Holy Spirit is the “shy one of the Trinity.” The description is meant to denote how the Spirit of Truth always points us to Jesus Christ—as Jesus seemingly describes in our passage today. It seems to me, though, that an unintended consequence of this descriptor is what…

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John 16:12-15

Trinity Sunday C

Nowhere in the gospels does Jesus talk as much about the Holy Spirit as here in John 16.  Indeed, as Frederick Dale Bruner notes, the Spirit receives, at best, modest treatment and attention in the Synoptic Gospels.  But then, that seems to be true of the New Testament generally.  It seems that the people who…

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John 16:12-15

Trinity Sunday C

Nowhere in the gospels does Jesus talk as much about the Holy Spirit as here in John 16. Indeed, as Frederick Dale Bruner notes, the Spirit receives, at best, modest treatment and attention in the Synoptic Gospels. But then, that seems to be true of the New Testament generally. It seems that the people who…

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A Heart of Wisdom, A Spirit of Wisdom

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