Thursday, November 29, 2012


jesus-john8TODAY'S STEPS

READ:  John 8:1-11

In Your Journal:

#1 - Write a prayer of praise that is inspired by the words of this passage.  Make it personal to you.

#2 - Reflect on the last 24 hours.  How did the Lord work in your personal life, your professional/academic life, and your relationships?


Who is the most "POISED" individual you have heard of  - past or present?  Why?

*Share your example on Comments.

"But Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. At dawn he appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around him, and he sat down to teach them. The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery. In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?” They were using this question as a trap, in order to have a basis for accusing him.

But Jesus bent down and started to write on the ground with his finger. When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, “If any one of you is without sin, let him be the first to throw a stone at her.” Again he stooped down and wrote on the ground.

At this, those who heard began to go away one at a time, the older ones first, until only Jesus was left, with the woman still standing there. 10 Jesus straightened up and asked her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?”

11 “No one, sir,” she said.

“Then neither do I condemn you,” Jesus declared. “Go now and leave your life of sin.”



  1. Thank you. I needed to hear this today.

  2. Probably took the easy route, but I considered Abraham Lincoln as the most poised individual I have heard of. That resulted in me spending 30 more minutes researching his history---fascinating man who relied on God.

  3. I think Tim Tebow is the most poised person that I can think of.

    Just looking for insight, I know we are supposed to model our lives around the life of Christ, but is it wrong to model ourselves after a Christian who exemplifies the values of Christ? Someone who we can see and learn from how they handle him/herself in this time of life? Or is that in essence modeling/worshiping someone else?

    Just curious.