Illuminating Christ: Woman Taken in Adultery

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Merciful Teacher,
It can be so easy to condemn, but you taught us to be better, to embrace each other.
Release the stones that our unworthy hands wish to cast,
that we might not be quick to judge, but rather eager to forgive.
We pray in your holy name,
Amen.

Join Seeing the Word this Lenten season as we take a prayerful look into the ministry of Jesus Christ through the lens of The Saint John’s Bible. The weekly posts will feature either a prayer or reflection paired with an illumination. All content was written by Jessie Bazan, M.Div. candidate.

Illumination: © Donald Jackson, 2002 The Saint John’s Bible, Order of Saint Benedict, Collegeville, Minnesota. Scripture quotations are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, Catholic Edition, © 1993, 1989 National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

3 thoughts on “Illuminating Christ: Woman Taken in Adultery

  1. This Lent my wife Vicki and I are trying to fast from criticizing – condemning one may say. So, this reflection seems to put an exclamation point behind such efforts. Thanks! Greg Spofford, Little Falls, MN

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