“And the scribes and Pharisees brought unto him a woman taken in adultery; and when they had set her in the midst, They say unto him, Master, this woman was taken in adultery, in the very act. Now Moses in the law commanded us, that such should be stoned: but what sayest thou? This they said, tempting him, that they might have to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground, as though he heard them not. So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her. And again he stooped down, and wrote on the ground. And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest, even unto the last: and Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst. When Jesus had lifted up himself, and saw none but the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers? hath no man condemned thee? She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more.” John 8:3-11 KJV
For a christian to condemn someone is wrong, it is trying to take the place of God only God can justify and only God can condemn.
But to fail to warn someone about the consequences of their sin is unloving and inexcusable.
In today’s world the challenge for every believer is to be loving, accepting and caring while not neglecting to proclaim truth. And to know that not everyone is going to accept truth regarding sin.
Jesus did this as he proclaimed to the woman “neither do I condemn thee” while in the same breath commanding “go and sin no more”
sin, all sin, is destructive and must be abandoned. Not all are willing to abandon their sin and follow Christ.
“And he said, Therefore said I unto you, that no man can come unto me, except it were given unto him of my Father. From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him.” John 6:65-66 KJV