Woman Caught in Adultery

Costly Grace and the Woman Caught in Adultery

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The adulterous woman to whom Jesus said “neither do I condemn you” was the recipient of the free gift of a grace that was costly, not cheap.  She was called to leave behind the sin of adultery.  And the pardon of the adulteress cost Jesus his life. The Mass readings for the Fifth Sunday of Lent (Year C) — Isaiah […]

When all appeared lost…

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“See, I make all things new” (Rev. 21:5). It really looked like the end of the road for her.  Caught in the act of a capital crime, her fate lay in the hands of an angry mob.  Desiring to kill two birds with one stone, the rabble decided to use her as a political pawn, and so dragged her to […]

Encountering the Word — John 8:10-11

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A Daily Quote from Sacred Scripture Jesus looked up and said to her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?” She said, “No one, Lord.” And Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you; go, and do not sin again.” (John 8:10-11) Print this entry

Encountering the Word — John 8:10-11

Photography © by Andy Coan

A Daily Quote from Sacred Scripture Jesus looked up and said to her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?” She said, “No one, Lord.” And Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you; go, and do not sin again.” (John 8:10-11) Print this entry

Encountering the Word — John 8:10-11

Photography © by Andy Coan

A Daily Quote From Sacred Scripture Jesus looked up and said to her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?” She said, “No one, Lord.” And Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you; go, and do not sin again.” (John 8:10-11) Print this entry

The Cost of Forgiveness

It really looked like the end of the road for her. Caught in the act of a capital crime, her fate lay in the hands of an angry mob. Desiring to kill two birds with one stone, the rabble decided to use her as a political pawn, and so dragged her to Jesus. But they badly miscalculated. He replied to […]