Doesn't Jesus Take Sin Seriously?


Your Bible Questions Answered In John 8, the Pharisees brought an adulterous woman before Jesus, and Jesus defended her. Why did He do this? Does He not take sin seriously? What should we learn from this story as Christians today?



  Well, let’s start right off by reading the passage of Scripture sharing this incredible Bible lesson: John 8: 3-11.  “And the Scribes and Pharisees brought unto Him a woman taken in adultery; and when they had set her in the midst, they said unto Him, ‘Master, this woman was taken in adultery, in the very act.  Now Moses in the law commanded us, that such should be stoned: but what sayest Thou?’  This they said, tempting Him, that they might have to accuse Him.  But Jesus stooped down, and with His finger, wrote on the ground, as though He heard them not.  So when they continued asking Him, He lifted up Himself, and said unto them, ‘He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.’  And again He stooped down, and wrote on the ground.  And they which 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 lifted up Himself, and saw none but the woman, He said unto her, ‘Woman, where are those thine accusers? Hath no man condemned thee?’  She said, &ls ...

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