Who is the Spirit of Truth in John 16?

Who is the Spirit of Truth in John 16?

Article by Paul Chung
In John 16, we are told that the Spirit of Truth will come and that he will guide us into all truth.  But who or what is this Spirit? Most Christians believe that the Spirit of Truth is another way of identifying the Holy Spirit whom Christ has sent to be our Comforter and our guide. But did you know that the Spirit of Truth is actually the Spirit of Christ? Let's take a look, shall we?

Is Jesus Equal with the Father?

Is Jesus Equal with the Father?

Article by Paul Chung
Many Christians, including the majority of Seventh-day Adventists, believe that Jesus is equal with God the Father in the absolute sense and that He holds this position inherently by the virtue of being one of the Persons of the Trinity from all eternity as the Second Person of the Godhead.  But is this true? Let's examine further as to which position Jesus holds in relation to His Father.

Is the Holy Spirit “Christ’s Representative” or “Christ Himself”? An Interesting Comparison.

Is the Holy Spirit “Christ’s Representative” or “Christ Himself”? An Interesting Comparison.

Article by Paul Chung
This article examines the statement from The Desire of Ages page 669: “THE HOLY SPIRIT IS CHRIST’S REPRESENTATIVE, but divested of the personality of humanity, and independent thereof. Cumbered with humanity, Christ could not be in every place personally...." The original manuscript source for this particular statement was taken from the letter Ellen White wrote to Edson White and his wife, dated Feb 18, 1895. 

“A Son begotten in the express image of the father's person"–A Statement re-examined.

“A Son begotten in the express image of the father's person"–A Statement re-examined.

Article by Paul Chung
Is the expression, “A SON BEGOTTEN IN THE EXPRESS IMAGE OF THE FATHER’S PERSON” applicable ONLY to Christ’s incarnation?

If He had never been born of a virgin and become the Son of Man, would He still have been the SON BEGOTTEN IN THE EXPRESS IMAGE OF THE FATHER’S PERSON? Or is this expression only a reflection of His humanity as some (Trinitarians ) claim?

Holy Spirit has a Distinct Personality-A Statement re-examined

Holy Spirit has a Distinct Personality-A Statement re-examined

Article by Paul Chung
This article re-examines the personhood and the identity of the Holy Spirit which often been portrayed by the use of the noted statement, "The Holy Spirit is the Comforter, in Christ’s name. HE PERSONIFIES CHRIST, YET IS A DISTINCT PERSONALITY. We may have the Holy Spirit if we ask for it and make it [a] habit to turn to and trust in God rather than in any finite human agent who may make mistakes. {20MR 324.2}