Mar 7 2015
John 8:1-11 Jesus rescues an adulteress from stoning
In Sydney, New York is a gravestone with just one word on it, it says ‘forgiven’. Obviously the deceased person felt this word summed up their life. I think the adulteress Jesus rescued from execution could have put the same word on her gravestone. Let’s go back to her story and imagine the scene.
It’s early morning; the sun is still hidden behind the Mount of Olives as Jesus arrives in the Temple courtyard. The early worshipers gather around, they are eager to hear what the inform teacher has to say before they go about their daily business.
Suddenly there is a commotion at the gate and a group of religious leaders arrive with a woman and head straight for Jesus. More