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In "Amazing Grace," a Tapestry of Faith program
Share the Christian scripture story of Jesus inviting people without sin to "cast the first stone."
As an introduction, or in discussion following the story, make the point that it is often easier for people to forgive others if they first admit that they, too, have done wrong things; that they, too, have made mistakes. Consider also reminding the group of the opening quotation: "To err is human, to forgive divine." In the story, Jesus assumes that nobody is perfect, that everybody in the group is a sinner. He, too, believed that "to err is human."
Tell or read the story. Alternately, you might ask for one or more volunteers to read it. After hearing the story, ask the group the following questions:
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Last updated on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.
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