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If any of you is without sin:
The woman taken in adultery

John 8.1-11

Merciful Father, may I never judge another,
for I only know part of their story.

Years ago the story of the woman taken in adultery might have sounded archaic, an example of harsher times, and unconnected with our own. But in the last few decades we have been reminded that in some parts of the world the punishment of stoning for adultery continues. We must be sensitive before we criticize another culture, and tactful when we do, but our imaginations recoil at the thought of the terrifying death of women ‘caught’ in adultery...

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