Letter chastising columnist was off the mark

Editor: Roland Bottiglieri’s letter chastising columnist Jim McGregor for being “naive and arrogant” regarding Sunday school attendance brings to mind a lesson that’s commonly taught to counteract our natural inclination to judge people.

In the New Testament the Pharisees and teachers of the Old Testament law brought a woman accused of adultery before Jesus. They said the law demanded stoning. Jesus said to them, If any of you is without sin cast the first stone. They all left. Jesus was revolutionary and if we all lived by his words we’d drop our stones, too.

Cherryl Katnich,

Maple Ridge

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