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John 8:10-11 Jesus straightened up and said to her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?” She said, “No one, sir.” And Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you. Go your way, and from now on do not sin again.”
Some of the best news of the gospel is that Jesus saves us from ourselves, from each other, and from running the risk of forgetting how beloved we are. In spreading this good news, we strive to be just like Jesus—encouraging those around us to be honest, to practice mercy; to remember and proclaim our identity as God’s beloveds.
MOVING FORWARD: Acts of mercy are good examples of Lenten disciplines. Are you planning to carry out acts of mercy?