The Work of the Holy Spirit (John 16:5-15)

What exactly is the Holy Spirit going to accomplish in the lives of his disciples? Jesus is about to answer this question. Jesus has promised the eleven in John 14 that he is going to send the Advocate to them so that they are not left alone even though he must leave. But Jesus’ leaving is for their benefit. The Advocate will come which will benefit these disciples and the whole world. Jesus comes back to the Advocate in John 16. We see Jesus lead back into this discussion in John 15:26. So what is the Holy Spirit going to do? What is the work of the Holy Spirit? Jesus will explain this to his disciples in the following verses.

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