Jesus And The Judgers In 'The Scarlett Letter'

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Jesus and the Judgers In the book of John verse 8, Jesus shows us how we are all sinners, yet He still loves us. We as people are corrupt with sin. Everyone has a sin nature and God is the only one who can help us from our temptations and sins. God should be the center of our lives, and he will save us from all things if we are willing. The Bible teaches that we are not to judge one another because we are all sinners; however, we don’t always follow this lesson. In The Scarlett Letter the Puritans were judging Hester, but in a realistic perspective God’s judgement is the only one that matters. The judgement of the Puritans was cruel, but even if it did upset Hester had God on her side. The woman in John 8:1-11 shows us that we are all sinners and we cannot judge one another for the wrong choices we may in life. The Pharisees teach us about how we are ready to point out the flaws of others, but Matthew 7:3 it says "Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?” It’s say to not worry about other people’s flaws but to worry about our own flaws. This is an important lesson that we all need to follow; No one has the right of judgement apart from God. …show more content…
It is ironic how the Puritans were supposely a real godly group, but they didn’t follow Jesus’ example. The Puritans were a very judgmental group of people. They tried to make the community better by humiliating or excluding those for the wrong doings that they have committed. The Puritans of Boston didn’t follow the scriptures, yet they did what they thought was best for Hester’s punishment. As we see it didn’t work as they had planned. The Puritans should not have judged Hester. Romans 3:23 it says that all have sinned and come short of the glory of

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