3140 Holy Spirit, as teacher

3140 Holy Spirit, as teacher

Having instructed God’s people in the OT and Jesus Christ’s disciples in the NT, the Spirit of truth continues to reveal the truth of God to believers.

The Holy Spirit as teacher in the OT

The Spirit teaches on practical matters 1Ch 28:12-13 See also Ex 31:2-6 pp Ex 35:30-35; 1Ch 28:19

The Spirit teaches the ways of God Ps 143:10 See also Ne 9:20,30; Isa 48:16-17

The Spirit teaches about the salvation which is to come in Jesus Christ 1Pe 1:10-11 See also Heb 9:8; Heb 10:15-17

The Holy Spirit empowers Jesus Christ’s teaching

Lk 4:14-15 See also Jn 3:34; Ac 1:2

The Holy Spirit teaches Jesus Christ’s disciples

The Spirit will teach the disciples what to say when persecuted Mt 10:19-20 pp Mk 13:11 pp Lk 12:11-12 See also Ac 4:8; Ac 6:10

Jesus Christ promises the Spirit’s teaching ministry Jn 14:26 See also Jn 14:16; Jn 16:13-15

The Spirit continues to teach believers 1Jn 2:20 See also 1Jn 2:27

The Spirit teaches the churches Rev 2:7,11,17,29; Rev 3:6,13,22

The Spirit teaches within believers’hearts, in contrast to the written code Eze 36:27; Ro 2:29; 2Co 3:7-8

The Holy Spirit’s teaching centres on Jesus Christ

Jn 16:14-15

The Holy Spirit inspires Scripture for teaching

2Ti 3:16

See also

1427prophecy
1439revelation
1610Scripture
2363Christ, preaching & teaching
3050Holy Spirit, wisdom
3236Holy Spirit & Scripture
3239Holy Spirit, anointing
3275Holy Spirit in the church
3281Holy Spirit, inspiration
3293Holy Spirit, witness of
7793teachers
8355understanding