John 8: 1-11

 1 but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives.
2 At dawn he appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around him, and he sat down to teach them. 3 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group 4 and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery. 5 In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?” 6 They were using this question as a trap, in order to have a basis for accusing him.
But Jesus bent down and started to write on the ground with his finger. 7 When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, “Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.” 8 Again he stooped down and wrote on the ground.
9 At this, those who heard began to go away one at a time, the older ones first, until only Jesus was left, with the woman still standing there. 10 Jesus straightened up and asked her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?”
11 “No one, sir,” she said.
“Then neither do I condemn you,” Jesus declared. “Go now and leave your life of sin.”

 

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[The earliest manuscripts and many other ancient witnesses do not have John 7:53—8:11. A few manuscripts include these verses, wholly or in part, after John 7:36, John 21:25, Luke 21:38 or Luke 24:53.]

53 Then they all went home,

The woman caught in adultry will have natural consequences that are probably pretty intense. But God. But Jesus. He didn’t condemn her. And because He didn’t condemn her (I’m sure she felt the conviction, much different than condemnation, just like the men who saw the writing in the sand) she has hope and the freedom to envision of future without this sin.

Paula Langley
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Paula Langley

Beautiful observation ? so true!

littlepreston73
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littlepreston73

Oh It really touched my heart at the compassion that JESUS showed this poor woman!! At the same time instructing her to sin no more!!
Here they were trying to trap JESUS, using this poor woman!!
But I just love the way that HE handed it!!!
Truly a finer, wiser or my compassionate human being has never existed!!!
Praise You LORD JESUS!!!

Paula
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Paula

Amen Bonnie ?

littlepreston73
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littlepreston73

I Love You Paula!! So glad you’re here!!!❤❤❤

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