Christ said that it was expedient that he should go away, because if he did not go the Comforter would not come.
The Spirit; the Holy Spirit; the one who stands over against those subtle elements in the human soul which we call the spiritual instinct or sentiment—this Holy Spirit comes to take the place of Christ, and crown us sons in the kingdom of Cod.
This is infinitely better than that Christ had continued on the earth in his physical form. O throne of Grace were He sits regnant who is my Brother! O Jesus, crowned, not for thine own glory, but with power of love for our struggling spirits, Thou art my Christ—my Brother—My Father’s Son!—BEECHER.