Bible: Mark 2:6-12

2:6 Now some of the experts in the law 1  were sitting there, turning these things over in their minds: 2  2:7 Why does this man speak this way? He is blaspheming! 3  Who can forgive sins but God alone? 2:8 Now 4  immediately, when Jesus realized in his spirit that they were contemplating such thoughts, 5  he said to them, “Why are you thinking such things in your hearts? 6  2:9 Which is easier, 7  to say to the paralytic, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Stand up, take your stretcher, and walk? 2:10 But so that you may know 8  that the Son of Man 9  has authority on earth to forgive sins,” – he said to the paralytic 10  2:11 I tell you, stand up, take your stretcher, and go home.” 11  2:12 And immediately the man 12  stood up, took his stretcher, and went out in front of them all. They were all amazed and glorified God, saying, “We have never seen anything like this!

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