June 5, 2020

Don’t Cast Stones

“The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group and said to Jesus, ‘Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery. In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?’” – John 8:3-5 Nothing keeps us humble like remembering our own sins and shortcomings, and perhaps nowhere in Scripture does Jesus more powerfully drive this point home than in the parable of the woman caught in adultery. Levitical law stated that anyone found in the act of infidelity was to be executed, which, in a story like this, leads me to wonder where the man was and why he wasn’t getting accused as well. Even worse, I ask myself how these “religious” zealots knew that this woman was in the middle of committing adultery…were they watching? There are many

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