Jesus: Our Intercessor, Advocate & Mediator

There are a couple of verses in the Bible mentioning that Jesus is praying for us in heaven. Jesus is pleading on behalf of all those who have put their trust in Him for their salvation. 1 John 2:1 adds that “if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. He is the propitiation for our sins.” 

Salvation can be found in Jesus alone: He is the one who died to atone for sins. He took our sins upon him and exchanged them with His righteousness (2 Cor 5:21). Jesus’ sacrifice was perfect and complete. So why does the Bible tell us that Jesus is still interceding for us?

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