Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Sunday, March 13, 2016

The Textual Evidence for the Woman Caught in Adultery


Today in Sunday School we referenced the women caught in adultery story found only in John’s gospel (John 7:53-8:11). I did not get a chance to mention that the textual evidence for the inclusion of this passage into the New Testament is questionable, thus we should cite clearer passages when developing doctrine until the evidence becomes stronger for its inclusion. The NET Bible summarizes the evidence for this passage well. Respectfully, some of it may be hard to understand, but it at least sends the impression that these issues are not as cut and dry as we may think: