Daily Bible Study—1 John 2:1-2

Jesus our advocate
My little children, these things I write to you, that you may not sin. And if someone should sin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. (1 John 2:1, EMTV)
A1 Outline
B1 First sentence
C1 My little children
C2 These things
C3 I write
C4 To you
C5 That
D1 You
D2 May not sin
B2 Second sentence
C1 Conditional
D1 If
D2 Someone
D3 Should sin
C2 Main clause
D1 We
D2 Have
D3 An Advocate
E1 With the Father
F1 Jesus Christ
G1 The Righteous
A2 Notes
B1 We do sin
C1 True Christians do not want to sin. Job 42:6, Romans 7:13-24, Galatians 5:17
C2 Sin is deceptive. Ephesians 4:22, Titus 3:3,
C3 We sin because we give in to our evil desires. We find them pleasurable. James 1:14-15, Romans 13:13-14
C4 Others are watching. Let us be careful. Matthew 18:6, 1 Corinthians 8:9-13
C5 We must repent of them and ask forgiveness. We ask forgiveness from God. 2 Corinthians 7:10, Revelation 2:5
C6 We have an advocate.
B2 Advocate
C1 Meaning–Someone called alongside to help.
C2 Illustration–Zechariah 3:1-5
C3 Our advocate is Jesus. He comes to our help as mediator (1 Timothy 2:5) with the Father. Because Jesus is righteous, He is accepted by the Father to help in our behalf. Hebrews 7:25, Romans 8:34 Compare Matthew 10:19-20 and Romans 8:26.
A3 Questions
B1 Why do people sin?
B2 Why do Christians sin?
B3 What is the standard for defining sin?
B4 What are we to do if and when we sin?
B5 Who do we turn to when we have sinned?
B6 Who is able to forgive our sins?
B7 Why is He willing to forgive our sins? B6 Is Jesus the propitiation for just Christians?
Posted by Choco at 11:19 on 14 Oct 15
Daily Bible Study—1 John 2:1-2
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