“The Father . . . Shall Give You Another Comforter, That He May Abide with You For Ever; Even the Spirit of Truth”

John 14:16–17, 26

16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;
17 Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you. . . .
26 But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

President Henry B. Eyring said:

“When He was about to be crucified, the Savior described the way He helps lighten loads and gives strength to carry them. He knew that His disciples would grieve. He knew that they would fear for their future. He knew they would feel uncertain of their capacity to move forward.

“So He gave them the promise that He makes to us and to all His true disciples:

“‘And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;

“‘Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you’ [John 14:16–17].

“Then He promised:

“‘But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

“‘Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid’ [John 14:26–27].”

(“The Comforter,” Ensign or Liahona, May 2015, 18–19.)

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