Contributed by Peter Loughman on Jul 1, 2007
Sometimes faith means moving through obstacles. We also see healing and forgiveness go hand in hand. The friends have enough faith to get the paralytic before Jesus - Then Jesus proves he has the authority to forgive.
Last week, as we ended chapter one, we saw that Jesus is the authority. This week, as we start chapter two, we see an intensification of this theme, Jesus is the divine authority, for not only does He have the authority to heal, as we saw in chapter one, but he also has the authority to forgive