What did Jesus write in the sand?

John chapter 8

We all know the story. The scribes and the Pharisees came looking for Jesus over an adulterous woman. They were ready to kill her. Not the man who committed the act with her, just her. Once again, a woman was at fault for a deed that two had done. The story goes like this:

Joh 8:1  Jesus went unto the mount of Olives.
Joh 8:2  And early in the morning he came again into the
temple,and all the people came unto him; and he sat down, and
taught them.
Joh 8:3  And the scribes and Pharisees brought unto him a
woman  taken in adultery; and when they had set her in the
midst,
Joh 8:4  They say unto him, Master, this woman was taken in
adultery,in the very act.
Joh 8:5  Now Moses in the law commanded us, that such should
be stoned: but what sayest thou?
Joh 8:6  This they said, tempting him, that they might have
to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote on
the ground, as though he heard them not.
Joh 8:7  So when they continued asking him, he lifted up
himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him
first cast a stone at her.
Joh 8:8  And again he stooped down, and wrote on the ground.
Joh 8:9  And they which heard it, being convicted by their
own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest,
even unto the last: and Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing
in the midst.
Joh 8:10  When Jesus had lifted up himself, and saw none but
the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers?
hath no man condemned thee?
Joh 8:11  She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said unto her,
Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more. ~

God is good....
You see in verse 8 that when the accusers confronted Jesus,
He just stooped down and began writing on the ground.  He didn't let
them affect His thought pattern or His heart in any way.  He did
what His Father in Heaven would want Him to do.  Instead of
calling out to their faces, each and every sin that they ever committed,
He decided to bend to the ground and write instead. Jewish
scholars say that He possibly could have been writing their sins upon
the cursed Earth.  Can you imagine? "You're a sinner if you've
ever smoked, molested, drank strong drink, lied, stolen, fornicated,
lied to your boss, lied to your wife, used God's name in
vain, used someone's precious children to get drugs for you". 
By the time that He wrote whatever He wrote, (He was good
for quoting The Word) everyone had left and the lady had no
accusers!
Verse 9 says that they were convicted in their own
conscience and before something or tries to gang up on someone and kill their character and act like a bully, scaring people away from them, think
of what Jesus could write on the ground about them.
"He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her."
Good thing no one did throw the stone or they would have been a total
liar right? I mean......even we ALL are guilty of killing Jesus amen? Therefore no one is without sin. Murder is sin. 
Have a great weekend!

Essie

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