The experts in the law and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught committing adultery. They made her stand in front of them and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the very act of adultery.1
The Pharisees and Jesus where on opposite sides in this issue. The Pharisees made this woman stand in front of them, between them and Jesus. Were they not hiding the evil intent of their hearts behind her, now public, sins?