If you were to meet God face to face, what would you want to know about Him? What would you expect Him to be like?
1. Read John 8:1-11. Have someone recap the passage in their own words.
2. How did the Pharisees view this woman?
3. How did Jesus respond to the Pharisees’ accusations?
4. How did Jesus respond to the woman?
5. Why did Jesus tell the woman to leave her life of sin?
6. How would you feel if you were the woman caught in adultery?
7. If you were the woman, how would you have responded to the way Jesus handled the situation?
READ TOGETHER: Love is putting someone else before your own interests. Justice means being honorable and fair. If God were all loving and not just, no one would have to be responsible for their sins. But if he was only just and not loving, he would have to punish all of us for our sins.
8. How have you experienced God’s love in your life? How about justice?
9. Which of these qualities do you tend to have a hard time believing about God?
10. Why do you think it’s important for God to be both loving and just?
11. How does God display His love and justice through the death of Jesus?
12. How could knowing that God is both loving and just change the way you live your life?
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