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I hesitated to share today’s devotion at first because the last thing that I wanted was to affirm anyone to use truth to hurt a woman trapped in sin.
That happens when people hold signs of hatred, or they use Scripture to make someone feel far from God’s grace. We can’t forget the image of Jesus at the well talking with the Samaritan woman, or writing a sermon in the dust as He knelt beside the adulterous woman. Those conversations didn’t keep the women down, but helped them find new life.
But I also believe that when you love someone, you are honest with them. You don’t let them run into traffic and get hit by a car without shouting out a warning, or leading them to safety. You don’t let them be abused by the enemy without letting them know there is another way.
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