So Oscar is innocent of premeditated murder but guilty of culpable homicide – a verdict that carries a much lighter sentence.
How did you feel when you heard? His fate has ‘entertained’ a nation as we’ve waited almost 19 months for a verdict the trial even has a DSTV channel – 199!
It’s so easy to wonder about others: their actions, motives, guilt, character, etc. Jesus recommends we spend time contemplating our own actions, motives, guilt and character in Matthew 7v5: ‘It’s easy to see a smudge on your neighbour’s face and be oblivious to the ugly sneer on your own.’ (The Message)
Maybe have a look in God’s mirror today?