Daily Devotional

A Second Chance


I often think back to mistakes I made both in the distant past and just yesterday. Why did I make that stupid remark? Why did I gossip about another person? And then I start thinking about larger life choices: wrong turns I have taken or times when I have done self-destructive things.

Then I think of how Jesus treated the woman caught in adultery in today’s reading. First he protected her from certain death at the hands of authorities by asking them to consider their own sins. And then, amazingly, he didn’t condemn her. Jesus gave her a second chance ...

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