When Jesus heals the man infirmed with palsy, he gives him the command to "Arise... take up thy couch, and go home." The healing was in the body. The couch was about the mind. This is a message about partner with God in the healing.
GET OFF THE COUCH
Sunday Morning, April 3, 2005
22 But when Jesus perceived their thoughts, he answering said unto them, What reason ye in your hearts?
23 Whether is easier, to say, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Rise up and walk?
24 But that ye may know