“If you love me, keep my commands. And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever.”
-NAS & NKJ = “helper”
-NIV = “advocate”
-Greek = “parakletos”
-As in before a judge
-A defense attorney
-A pleader, an advocate
-2 advocates: the Holy Spirit & Jesus
1 John 2:1
“If anyone sins, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.”
-Jesus: before the Father
-Holy Spirit: within us
-Verdict: “Not Guilty”
The fruit of destruction lies in the seed of comparison!!!
-To help & to assist
“In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express. 27 And He who searches our hearts, knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints in accordance with God’s will.”
-Pre-dates use as legal term
-Greek army structure
-A mora was approx. 600 men.
-A lochos was approx. 300 men.
-An enomotiai was approx. 40 men.
-Back-to-back: your Paraclete
SUNDAY MORNINGS 10:45 AM (Main Service)
We currently meet at Exley Elementary at 21800 Westheimer Parkway, Katy, TX 77450. See location and directions below.
WEDNESDAY NIGHTS 7:00 PM (Life Groups)