Christ is our attorney

Knowing God through His Word ... Day by Day

My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.—1 John 2:1-2

In Job 9:33, (part of our read-through-the-Bible plan today) we read, “There is no abitrater between us, who might lay his hand on us both….” Job did not realize the mediating work of Jesus Christ, but we have the benefit of ALL of the Bible, and we KNOW that Jesus is our wonderful advocate!

John Piper explains, in a sermon “Jesus Christ is an Advocate For Sinners”-

Verse 1b says, “And if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.” But someone may ask, “If in the death…

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