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Daily Devotion

Read: John 8:1–11

When they kept questioning Jesus, He straightened up and said to them, “Let anyone among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.” John 8:7

This is one of the most moving and beloved stories of Jesus found in all the Gospel accounts of His life and ministry. It is a story infused with grace and wisdom, which calls us and causes us to reflect on our own brokenness before we take others to task for their shortcomings. It is a brilliant teaching moment that is attributed to Jesus. However, most scholars agree that this story is not part of the original Gospel account but rather a later addition that attempts to capture the prophetic message and profound love Jesus had for all God’s people in the world. It is unclear whether this interaction between Jesus and a woman caught in adultery ever occurred.

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