This quote was in our bulletin last Sunday, and I love it and thought I would share with you.
"We have so much to say about the Bible that we are not prepared to hear what the Bible has to say about us." - Abraham Joshua Heschel
The following is one of my favorite scriptures. How quickly we are to judge others when our own home might need a good dusting.
Jesus went across to Mount Olives, but he was soon back in the Temple again. Swarms of people came to him. He sat down and taught them.
The religion scholars and Pharisees led in a woman who had been caught in an act of adultery. They stood her in plain sight of everyone and said, "Teacher, this woman was caught red-handed in the act of adultery. Moses, in the Law, gives orders to stone such persons. What do you say?" They were trying to trap him into saying something incriminating so they could bring charges against him.
Jesus bent down and wrote with his finger in the dirt. They kept at him badgering him. He straightened up and said, "The sinless one among you, go first: Throw the stone." Bending down again, he wrote some more in the dirt.
Hearing that, they walked away, one after another, beginning with the oldest. The woman was left alone. Jesus stood up and spoke to her. "Woman, where are they? Does no one condemn you?" "No one Master."
"Neither do I," said Jesus. "Go on your way. From now on, don't sin."
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Have a blessed week.