Bible: Mark 2:8-12

2:8 Now 1  immediately, when Jesus realized in his spirit that they were contemplating such thoughts, 2  he said to them, “Why are you thinking such things in your hearts? 3  2:9 Which is easier, 4  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 5  that the Son of Man 6  has authority on earth to forgive sins,” – he said to the paralytic 7  2:11 I tell you, stand up, take your stretcher, and go home.” 8  2:12 And immediately the man 9  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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