1. Shame: Being "seen."
John 8:1 But Jesus went to the Mount of
Olives. 2At dawn he appeared again in the
temple courts, where all the people
gathered around him, and he sat down to
2. Shame: Being "seen."
John 8:3 The teachers of the law and the
Pharisees brought in a woman caught in
adultery. They made her stand before the
3. Shame: fueled by scorn.
John 8:4 "Teacher, this woman was caught
in the act of adultery…
4. Shame: fueled by scorn.
5 In the Law Moses commanded us to stone
such women. Now what do you say? "They
were using this question as a trap, in order
to have a basis for accusing him.
5. Shame: loosened through relationship.
John 8:6 …But Jesus bent down and
started to write on the ground with his
6. Shame: loosened through relationship.
Exodus 31:18 When the Lord finished
speaking to Moses on Mount Sinai, he gave
him the two tablets of the Testimony, the
tablets of stone inscribed by the finger of
7. Shame: loosened through relationship.
Jeremiah 17:13 O Lord, the hope of Israel,
all who forsake you will be put to shame.
Those who turn away from you will be
written in the dust because they have
forsaken the Lord, the spring of living
8. Shame: loosened through relationship.
Daniel 5:5 Suddenly the fingers of a human
hand appeared and wrote on the plaster of
the wall, near the lamp stand in the royal
palace. The king watched the hand as it
9. Shame: loosened through relationship.
6 His face turned pale and he was so
frightened that his knees knocked together
and his legs gave way.
10. Shame: loosened through relationship.
Daniel 5:25 "This is the inscription that
was written: mene, mene, tekel, parsin….
26 Mene: God has numbered the days of
your reign and brought it to an end.
27 Tekel: You have been weighed on the
scales and found wanting.
11. Shame: loosened through relationship.
John 8:7 When they kept on questioning
him, he straightened up and said to them,
"If any one of you is without sin, let him be
the first to throw a stone at her."
12. Shame: you're not alone.
John 8:8 Again he stooped down and wrote
on the ground.
13. Shame: you're not alone.
Matthew 5:27 "You have heard that it was
said, 'Do not commit adultery.' 28 But I tell
you that anyone who looks at a woman
lustfully has already committed adultery
with her in his heart.
14. Shame: you're not alone.
John 8:9 At this, those who heard began to
go away one at a time, the older ones first,
until only Jesus was left, with the woman
still standing there.
15. Shame: transferred!
John 8:10 Jesus straightened up and asked
her, "Woman, where are they?"
16. Shame: transferred!
"Has no one condemned you?"
17. Shame: transferred!
John 8:11 "No one, sir," she said.
18. Shame: transferred!
John 8:11… "Then neither do I condemn
you. Go now and leave your life of sin."
19. Shame: transferred!
Hebrews 12:2 Let us fix our eyes on Jesus,
the author and perfecter of our faith, who
for the joy set before him endured the
cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at
the right hand of the throne of God.
20. Shame: transferred!
1 Peter 2:6 For in Scripture it says: "See, I
lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and precious
cornerstone, and the one who trusts in him
will never be put to shame."