From: Ben Crick (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Feb 22 2000 - 13:47:50 EST
On Tue 22 Feb 2000 , firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I don't think the point is that He (Jesus, the PARAKLHTOS) is with the
> Father, as in the idea of Him being in heaven at the present time.
> Most likely the point is that He is our advocate to the Father. In
> other words, He makes the defense for us to the Father. Our position as
> children in the family of God and our stance of holiness with Him are
> utterly dependent upon the fact that Jesus is our high priest. He has
> gone into heaven on behalf of humanity, of whom He is the ultimate high
> priest and PARAKLHTOS.
Thank you, Jason. The Holy Spirit is, of course, not "The Advocate"
hO PARAKLHTOS, but "Another Advocate": KAGW ERWTHSW TON PATERA KAI
*ALLON PARAKLHTON* DWSEI hUMIN, hINA MEQ' hUMWN EIS TON AIWNA Hi, TO
PNEUMA THS ALHQEIAS... (John 14:16-17).
-- Revd Ben Crick, BA CF <email@example.com> 232 Canterbury Road, Birchington, Kent, CT7 9TD (UK) http://www.cnetwork.co.uk/crick.htm
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