Instead of claiming to be above the law, Jesus reminds the Pharisees that everyone is under the law and deserves condemnation. As Paul writes, “all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23 ESV). Jesus upheld the law by reminding everyone of their own subjection to it, and showed mercy by sparing the life of the adulterous woman.
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