Becoming the Oil and the Wine

The story is told in John 8:1-12 of the adulterous woman whom the pharisees brought to Jesus to test Him on whether they should enforce the law in stoning her to death.

However, Jesus did not come to earth to condemn sinners, but to save them.

So when they continued asking Him, He raised Himself up and said to them, “He who is without sin among you, let him throw a stone at her first.”(John 8:7).

When Jesus had raised Himself up and saw no one but the woman, He said to her, “Woman, where are those accusers of yours? Has no one condemned you?”

She said, “No one, Lord.” And Jesus said to her, “Neither do I condemn you; go and sin no more.” (John 8:10-12)

Some interesting facts about the story is that it was the leaders in the church (pharisees and scribes) who brought…

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