Not understanding the real motive or what’s in the heart, I would only challenge us to have the courage to leave some room for God to move in people. I wonder how the story of the ‘woman caught in adultery’ would have ended if Jesus didn’t bring grace into her circumstance?
When you have an encounter with Jesus, you have a choice to leave a changed person (or not). Jesus called her out and was vividly clear when He declared, “Go now and leave your life of sin.” (John 8:1-11)
I’m not debating that these things are at odds with God, because they are…but I was a complete mess and at opposition with God and He did an amazing work in me. And honestly, I am still a train wreck (and so are you), but by His grace…His work continues in me!
What does this narrative say about Jesus?
Have you experienced God’s grace?
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