Small Group Missions Restoring Childhoods in Christ Small Group Eligibility Explained All projects and programs include Church Planting or serving churches who are withstanding the trials in humble circumstances. Thank you for registering Bible Dictionary:  Advocate (Gr. parakletos), one who pleads another's cause, who helps another by defending or comforting him. It is a name given by Christ three times to the Holy Ghost (John 14:16; 15:26; 16:7, where the Greek word is rendered "Comforter," q.v.). It is applied to Christ in 1 John 2:1, where the same Greek word is rendered "Advocate," the rendering which it should have in all the places where it occurs. Tertullus "the orator" (Acts 24:1) was a Roman advocate whom the Jews employed to accuse Paul before Felix. Easton's 1897 

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