In turn, he presented the woman with an opportunity to begin a new life.By bringing the woman to Jesus, the Pharisees’ motive was political entrapment. Jesus silenced his critics and demonstrated grace, mercy, and forgiveness. Sin is never to be treated lightly. God calls us to turn away from sin, but in turn, offers forgiveness.This story exposes the sin of self-righteousness, a tendency in all of us. God offers all people a chance to repent and begin a new, transformed life.