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Bultmann calls the “coming of the Redeemer an ‘eschatological event,’ ‘the turning-point of the ages.'”- George Eldon Ladd “Rudolf Bultmann reinterprets eschatology along existential lines. He calls the coming of the Redeemer an “eschatological event,” “the turning-point of the ages,” from such verses as 3:19; 9:39… The sayings about a future coming of Jesus do


“The functions of the Paraclete spelled out in verses 13-15… are all acts of open and bold speaking in the highest degree.”- David Fleer “This fifth and final teaching contains themes with which we are now familiar: the time-limitedness of Jesus’ own ministry (v. 12); continuity of the Paraclete’s work with that of God and


“The Paraclete has a twofold function: to communicate Christ to believers and, to put the world on trial”- Robert Kysar “Pentecost is historically and symbolically related to the Jewish harvest festival of Shavuot, which commemorates God giving the Ten Commandments at Mount Sinai fifty days after the Exodus. Among Christians, Pentecost commemorates the descent of


“The Messiah will come and the great age of salvation will dawn (for the pious)”- Eric Eve [Moderator]: “Any other questions?” [Audience]: “Pardon me for asking this question, but, earlier you talked about the Resurrection and you mentioned about the scriptures, where like in the Hindus scriptures they talk about the Kalki Avatar who will


Stephen Smalley asserts that “The Spirit-Paraclete … in John’s Gospel is understood as personal, indeed, as a person.” “Descriptions of the Spirit-Paraclete in John have raised the question of the nature or reality of the Spirit itself. Two primary conceptions of the Spirit, representing nearly opposite ends on the spectrum of opinion, have been suggested by interpreters


“And when Jesus foreannounced another Comforter, He must have intended a Person as distinct and helpful as He had been.”- F. B. Meyer “THE PERSONALITY OF THE HOLY GHOST That word, “another”—”He shall give you another Comforter”—is in itself sufficient to prove the Divinity and Personality of the Holy Ghost. If a man promises to


“The teaching of the Paraclete, as the continuation of Jesus’ teaching, must also be understood as the fulfillment of the promise of eschatological divine instruction” “The teaching of the Holy Spirit/Paraclete I have argued that divine instruction comes through Jesus. However, it is likely that to be “taught by God” in John 6.45 also has