1 John 2:1-6
My little children, these things write I to you, that you sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father…
I. IT IS UNIVERSAL.
II. IT IS AMPLE. God does nothing by halves. The salvation promised goes down to the very roots of our nature. Nothing is kept back.
III. IT IS TO BE HAD FOR THE ASKING. Earthly potentates require great influence to procure an audience with them, and then there is no certainty that the boon sought will be granted.
IV. THIS ADVOCACY CAN BE HAD AT ONCE. Delay is not only dangerous, but unnecessary.
V. IT IS SURE IN ITS EFFECT. None need doubt its efficacy for a single moment.
(J. O. Peck, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: