Gospel Reflection for April 7, 2019, 5th Sunday of Lent

Scripture Readings: Isaiah 43.16-21; Philippians 3.8-14; John 8.1-11 “Woman, where are they all? Has no one condemned you?” – John 8.10 A group of men who oppose Jesus catch a woman in the act of adultery and bring her to Jesus to set a trap. The Romans don’t allow Jews to administer the death penalty.Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for April 7, 2019, 5th Sunday of Lent”

Gospel Reflection for March 13, 2016, 5th Sunday of Lent

Sunday Readings: Isaiah 43.16-21; Philippians 3.8-14; John 8.1-11 “Woman, where are they all? Has no one condemned you?” (John 8.10) Only John’s gospel tells the story of the hypocrites who use a woman they catch in adultery to trap Jesus. He can reject the law of Moses that requires stoning or break the Roman lawContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for March 13, 2016, 5th Sunday of Lent”