Manuscript Releases Volume Twelve
When God's people search the Scriptures with a desire to
know what is
truth, Jesus is present in the person of His representative, the Holy
Spirit, reviving the hearts of
the humble and contrite ones. (John 15:23, 10-11 quoted.)--Ms. 158, 1898.
Have we humbled ourselves before God, that the
Holy Spirit may work through us with transforming power? As children of
it is our privilege to be worked by his Spirit. When self is crucified, the
Holy Spirit takes the broken hearted
ones, and makes them vessels unto honor.
They are in his hands as clay in the hands of the potter.
The Southern Review, December 5, 1899
The Holy Spirit, Representative of Christ
The promise of the Comforter
presented a rich truth to them. It assured
them that they should not lose their faith under the most trying
The Holy Spirit, sent in the name of Christ, was to teach
them all things, and bring all things to their remembrance.
Spirit was to be the representative of Christ, the Advocate who is
constantly pleading for the fallen race.
He pleads that spiritual power may
be given to them, that by the power of One mightier than all the enemies
and man, they may be able to overcome their spiritual foes.