Your question: Who is the advocate that Jesus talks about?

Answer: the Advocate, the Comforter, is the Holy Spirit, one of the three Persons of the One God. The same word, παράκλητος, is used in 1 John 2:1 to describe Jesus Christ.

Who is the advocate Jesus mentions?

Here is the context of the passage in John 14:15-14:27 with the translation of Paraclete as Advocate shown in bold: 15 “If you love me, keep my commands.

What is the advocate in the Bible?

God’s call to advocacy — to plead another’s cause — is spread across the pages of the Bible, and we see powerful stories of Biblical characters who put that call into action. In both the Old and New Testaments, God calls on advocates to speak boldly, whether or not they believe they’re qualified.

Why is the Holy Spirit called the advocate?

In verses 16 and 26 he calls him “the Advocate.” What does that mean? In Greek the word is “Paraclete,” and it literally means someone who comes alongside us. It suggests that we’re struggling, and he comes to be with us in our struggles and help us. He comes to counsel and comfort us.

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What does Jesus say about advocacy?

“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.”

Who is the Comforter in John 16?

Jesus is the Comforter. Notice in these following verses that the Holy Ghost/Spirit is to come to the disciples yet it is Jesus who is the one coming back to live inside of them.

Where in the Bible does it say we have an advocate with the Father?

2. [1] My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: [2] And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.

Who is the mediator in the Bible?

Moses and Jesus served as mediators between man and God, Moses as the messenger in the Laws of the Old Testament, Jesus as the fulfillment of the law in the New Testament. Moses brought the Ten Commandments to the people of Israel at a time when their conduct warranted a need for the laws to be codified on tablets.

What does Jesus say about justice?

Throughout the Old and New Testament, our call to do justice is clear. “Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute,” (Psalm 82:3). “Learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, and please the widow’s cause,” (Isaiah 1:17).

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How do you explain advocacy?

Advocacy is defined as any action that speaks in favor of, recommends, argues for a cause, supports or defends, or pleads on behalf of others.

What does the Bible say about supporting each other?

“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” “May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had.”

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