The Death Of A Man Essay

2013 Words Nov 22nd, 2016 9 Pages
After Jesus had gone to the Mount of Olives and spent the night [Probably with Mary, Martha and Lazarus) He returned to the temple early the next morning “and all the people came unto him; and he sat down, and taught them. Then the scribes and Pharisees brought to Him a woman caught in adultery. And when they had set her in the midst, they say to him, ‘Teacher, this woman was taken in adultery, in the very act. Now Moses, in the law, commanded us, that such should be stoned. But what do you say?’ This they said, testing Him, that they might have something of which to accuse Him. But Jesus stooped down, and wrote on the ground with His finger, as though He did not hear. So when they continued asking him, he raised Himself up, and said to them, ‘He who is without sin among you, let him throw a stone at her first.’ And again he stooped down and wrote on the ground. Then those who heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest, even unto the last. And Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst. When Jesus had raised Himself up, and saw none but the woman, He said to her, ‘Woman, where are those accusers of yours? Has no one condemned you?’ She said, No one Lord. And Jesus said unto her.’” (John 8:1-11).
The Lord did not overlook the woman’s sin, nor was He blind to her sin. He saw her sinful condition; however, He looked beyond that and saw something worthwhile; he saw potential. He saw the “good” in…

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