Lord Jesus, When the woman caught in adultery was brought before you, you spoke only one word to her accusers: "If any one of you is without sin, let him be the first to throw a stone at her." Her accusers began to go away one at a time, the older ones first, until you alone were left with her. You, Lord, were without sin. You alone could have been the first to throw a stone at her. But you did not. You told her with compassion that you did not condemn her, and sent her away forgiven but with instructions to leave her life of sin. I thank you for this example of your forgiveness. I pray that ______________________ and I will humble ourselves before you and admit that we are as much a violator of the Law of Moses as this woman was, as deserving of death as she was. But by your grace you have declared to us that you do not condemn us. Your apostle tells us that there is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. I pray with your help we may be able to walk in your forgiveness and overcome every sin that we may follow you with a whole heart. And I pray that we may imitate your example by not condemning others. May we help them to stop sinning through our love, prayers, and encouragement. I pray that we will not judge others by human standards; may we in fact not pass judgment on anyone but allow you to be the Judge of all the earth. Even though we may have much to say in judgment of others, may we only speak what we have heard from you. I affirm that you are the light of the world. I thank you that if we follow you, we will never walk in darkness but always have the light of life. You came from your Father, who sent you to us, and you returned to him when you had finished his work. What you heard from him, you told the world, and your words are true because he is true. You did nothing on your own or from yourself, but spoke just what the Father taught you. We are from below but you are from above; we are of this world, but you are not of this world. May we all accept what you teach here, that if we do not believe that you are the I AM, we will die in our sins and will not be able to go to the place where you are. I believe in your testimony and the testimony of your Father, that you are the light of the world and the I AM. I pray that we will believe in you so that we may not die in our sin but instead be able to join you and be where you are. I pray that we may walk in your light this day. I ask you to be with us just as the Father, the one who sent you, was with you. I pray that you will never leave us alone. May we always seek to do what pleases you, just as you always did what pleased the Father. I pray not just for myself, but for my family, my friends, my neighbors, for every man, woman, and child in our city and nation, that they each will hear your words and put their faith in you, that they may never walk in darkness but always have the light of life. I ask these things in your name, amen.