John 16:5-16 NIV

The Work of the Holy Spirit

5 "Now I am going to him who sent me,1 yet none of you asks me, 'Where are you going?'2

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      6 Because I have said these things, you are filled with grief.3

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          7 But I tell you the truth: It is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Counselor4 will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you.5

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          8 When he comes, he will convict the world of guilta in regard to sin and righteousness and judgment:

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            • a 16:8 - Or "will expose the guilt of the world"
              9 in regard to sin,6 because men do not believe in me;

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              10 in regard to righteousness,7 because I am going to the Father,8 where you can see me no longer;

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              11 and in regard to judgment, because the prince of this world9 now stands condemned.

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              12 "I have much more to say to you, more than you can now bear.10

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              13 But when he, the Spirit of truth,11 comes, he will guide you into all truth.12 He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come.

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              14 He will bring glory to me by taking from what is mine and making it known to you.
              15 All that belongs to the Father is mine.13 That is why I said the Spirit will take from what is mine and make it known to you.

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              16 "In a little while14 you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me."15

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