Biblical Reference: John 8:1-11
Tune: William Gardiner's Sacred Melodies, 1815; sometimes attributed to Ludwig van Beethoven ("Where Cross the Crowded Ways of Life")
Alternate tune: WOODWORTH, William Batchelder Bradbury, 1849 ("Just As I Am, Without One Plea")
Alternate tune: O WALY WALY, Traditional English melody ("Though I May Speak")
Text: Copyright © 2013 by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette. All rights reserved.
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This hymn was originally written for the service led by Presbyterians from the United States and New Zealand/Aotearoa as part of the Ecumenical Women's presence at the 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women. We are grateful to Jill Bolander Cohen for requesting its creation.