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The Story Of Jesus: A Woman Guilty

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Following morning after the Feast of Booths, while Jesus is teaching at the temple, the pharisees brought forth a woman guilty of adultery. They attempted to entrap Jesus by forcing him to choose between the harsh Mosaic Law which dictates that the woman would be stoned (Deuteronomy 22:22) or between providing her with mercy for her sins. Jesus, after a moment of reflection, says "He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her." Slowly the crowd leaves one by one, until, Jesus and the women are left alone, to which he tells her to "go, and sin no more."
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