Using the five NT occurrences of the Greek noun paraklētos, (Jn. 14:16; 14:26; 15:26; 16:7–8; and 1 John 2:1), God gives us provisions for the five basic difficulties in the Christian life. This is the fifth: God has made provision for the problem of sin that still remains in our flesh. This includes a basic study of the doctrinal foundation of sanctification.
Scriptures for Study: What do the following verses say about sin in your life: Romans 6:1–2; Titus 2:11–13; 1 Peter 4:1–3?