What does the account of the woman caught in adultery teach us about Jesus? That He is not inclined to punish; He prefers forgiveness.
The world in which we live doesn't want much to do with Jesus. He makes people uncomfortable and His demands seem excessive. What do I make of Jesus?
According to the psalm refrain "The Lord is close to the brokenhearted." The sufferings of God's servants are always of concern to God.
Testimony to the authenticity of Jesus' ministry is provided by the works that Jesus performs in the lives of individual Christians and through the action of the Church.
Each of us has a role to play in God's plans. And God expects us to respond to His invitation just as Mary did. She agreed to collaborate with God's plan.
The miracle in today's reading teaches about the identity of Jesus. His compassion, power, and authority are still at work today dealing with our infirmities.
The Identity of Jesus was the central question for the religious leaders who would eventually have Jesus put to death.
To take a stand on our own worth is to reject salvation. God isn't going to give us salvation if we're not sure that we need it.
Jesus' enemies were convinced that serving God demanded lots of details. The details are important, but they are secondary to the principles.
We may not be major characters in the ongoing life of the Lord that is the Church, but we all have a role to play and important things to do.