Our Advocate with the Father is Jesus Christ, who supplies us with a Comforter who shall never leave us in the Holy Spirit.
Passages of Scripture, Definition & Commentary
There are three (3) different sources of wording given for this Series, including: The Word of God, Webster’s 1828 Dictionary & Mathew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible.
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 | King James Version
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.
John 14:26 | King James Version
But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me: And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.
John 15:26-27 | King James Version
Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.
John 16:7 | King James Version
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: And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.
I John 2:1-2 | King James Version
Definition | Ad’vocate
AD’VOCATE, v.t. To plead in favor of; to defend by argument, before a tribunal; to support or vindicate.
Christ will not be an advocate for any but those that will be ruled and advised by him as their counsel. Follow the conduct of the Spirit, and you shall have the comfort of the Spirit.
As Counsel | conduct & comfort – Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible.
He will teach you the truth, will enlighten your minds with the knowledge of it, will strengthen and confirm your belief of it, and will increase your love to it.
The Spirit of Truth | is the Holy Spirit – Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible.