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As COVID lockdown restrictions begin to ease, I have participated in the past week in two in-person social events.

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8:39 They answered him, “Abraham is our father.”

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8:31 Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; 32 and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.”

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8:27 They did not understand that he was speaking to them about the Father.

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8: 21 Again Jesus said to them, “I am going away, and you will search for me, but you will die in your sin. Where I am going, you cannot come.”

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In his third novel Little Man, What Now? published in Germany in 1932, Hans Fallada tells the story of a impoverished young couple living in depression-era Berlin in the early 1930s.

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8:15 You judge by human standards; I judge no one.

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8:12 Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.”

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8:7 When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, “Let anyone among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.” 8 And once again he bent down and wrote on the ground.

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The earliest texts, the earliest translations and the earliest church fathers all lack any reference to the story of the woman caught in adultery. Two hundred and sixty-seven ancient Greek manuscripts of the New Testament make no mention of the story of the woman caught in adultery. However, it is found in 1,495 manuscripts; none of these are the earliest or most reliable manuscript. Hence, despite its power and its deep place in ancient Christian tradition, it has been viewed with some suspicion.

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