Tag: repentance

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Why Jesus did not condemn the woman caught in adultery

The woman caught in adultery is thrown at Jesus’ feet. Shaken, terrified, and humiliated for being placed in this position, the gathering men holding rocks in their hands are demanding from Jesus a verdict. Is this guilty woman deserving of death? Jesus’ answer to the throng of religious zealots confounds them in their furious quest …

“Repentance is a lot like the high jump.”

“I think repentance is a lot like the high jump.” Startled with that statement, I turned my head to see a woman next to me speaking to her husband at a high school track meet. Wearing a BYU jacket on a cool spring day in Idaho, the husband continued to stare straight ahead at the high …