Grace or Self-Condemnation

God invites us to choose grace  rather than self-condemnation or anything else — as a starting point for growth  and change.

Read the Gospel story in John 8:1-11.

What does Jesus say to the women?

Does he extend commandments or does he extend grace and then invites the women to build a whole new life on that foundation.  She doesn’t change in order to receive Jesus’ approval, she changes as a response to His love.  Take a moment to think about the change you want to experience, especially in connection with your raw emotions and reactions.

What intrigues you, or concerns you about approaching these changes as a response to God’s love.

Tomorrow we’ll spend time talking about setting goals and remember our goal should not be perfect, that’s not realistic.  Our goal is to make progress – imperfect progress.



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