Sometimes we accept the forgiveness of Jesus and assume it’s simply a one-sided act. He does all the work and we reap all the benefits.
It’s like changing the lyrics to the old song that goes: “Jesus paid it all.” And with this we agree. “All to Him I owe.” Uh, not so fast. I’d rather just take the forgiveness and go home.
But that’s not how it works in the Kingdom of God. In John 8 we see a woman forgiven by Jesus and left with the following command: “Go and sin no more.” Did you ever wonder why He said that to her?
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The following is a study on John 7:53-8:12.