...this woman has been caught in the act of adultery

John 8:4
John 8:1-11

Sermon Week/Year

Fifth Sunday of Lent,

Sermon Topic


A thief picked a man’s pocket on a crowded elevator. As the result of quick police action, he was arrested and brought before the local Magistrate. “You are charged with stealing another person’s wallet,” said the Magistrate. “How do you plead: guilty or not guilty?” To which the pickpocket replied, “How can I tell, your honor, until I have heard the evidence.”

In today’s Gospel Lesson, a woman accused of adultery is not asked to plead “guilty” or “not guilty.” The evidence is already in. She was caught in the act and, according to the law, the punishment is death, by stoning. The religious leaders handling the case bring the woman to Jesus.

Jesus had spent the night…

You are not logged in. To access the complete text of this resource, please log-in to your account or enter a  subscription.

How useful was this resource?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average Rating 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

We are sorry that this resource was not useful for you!

Help us improve this resource!

Tell us how we can improve this content?

Scroll to Top