Stone Throwers - Spiritual Growth Encouragement Series


Bible Verse: John 8:3-11
"As he was speaking, the teachers of religious law and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in the act of adultery. They put her in front of the crowd.

'Teacher,' they said to Jesus, 'this woman was caught in the act of adultery. The law of Moses says to stone her. What do you say?'

They were trying to trap him into saying something they could use against him, but Jesus stooped down and wrote in the dust with his finger. They kept demanding an answer, so he stood up again and said, 'All right, but let the one who has never sinned throw the first stone!' Then he stooped down again and wrote in the dust.

When the accusers heard this, they slipped away one by one, beginning with the oldest, until only Jesus was left in the middle of the crowd with the woman. Then Jesus stood up again and said to the woman, 'Where are your accusers? Didn’t even one of them condemn you?'

'No, Lord,' she said.

And Jesus said, 'Neither do I. Go and sin no more.'”

Reflect and Respond: What do you appreciate about how Jesus handled this situation? Did He turn a blind eye to sin? Did He condemn anyone?

Prayer: Father, please help me see others as You see them, and to interact with them in a Christ-like manner, especially when they fall to sin. I pray that I would be a humble witness to them of Your love and your power for change. Amen.

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2 months ago
God, there are so-called servants of yours who do this too much; Deal with them accordingly!
2 months ago
The Love of Jesus transforms our hearts and our lives no matter who we are or what we’ve done. We don’t deserve His sacrifice on the cross for us, but His beautiful grace makes us His and we can become whole and precious in our father’s eyes.
2 months ago
Glory be to God. Truth...Yes, Yes Lord. Amen, by the grace and help of God through Christ.
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Jesus, help us become more like You 💕
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