The Advocate (part 1)


But I will send you the Advocate—the Spirit of truth. He will come to you from the Father and will testify all about me.

–John 15:26 NLT

Jesus embodies all of who God is and provides all you need. Jesus redeemed you, making you a child of God. Because of His blood, you are forgiven and cleansed, standing before the Father whole and wholly His.

At times you may forget who you are, and what you have available. Like violent storm clouds, the lies of the enemy may engulf your mind, blocking the Light of the Truth, causing you to feel alone in a dark place. During those times, you need an advocate.

An advocate speaks up on behalf of another, pleading their cause. An advocate defends and vindicates. You have The Advocate, the Holy Spirit. He is the Counselor, Comforter, Intercessor, Helper—Advocate—called to your side, abiding in you forever.

One of the vital tasks of the Holy Spirit is to guide you into Truth and remind you of the Word. He speaks up inside you, defending the truth, dispelling lies with the Light of the Word.

Take a moment to tune in and listen to your Advocate. He’s speaking in your defense today against your enemy’s accusations, bringing to your mind thoughts that are true. You belong to God. You are loved, accepted, healed, and empowered.

Prayer Focus

  • Thank the Father for adopting you as His own. Ask the Holy Spirit to guide you in the Word, revealing Truth.
  • Ask the Spirit of Truth to invade your thoughts and speak louder than the enemy.
Janice Buckson

Janice Buckson

Janice is a retired home-educator who's married to her high school sweetheart. Together they enjoy fun family times with their children and grandkids, quiet walks on the beach and the adventures of road trips. Her deepest desires are to grow in Christ and encourage others with His Word.
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