Mark: Sins Forgiven... A Big Deal
Jesus delays healing a paralytic while he forgives his sins. That is not what the man wanted... he wanted to walk. What is Jesus teaching here in Mark about what is most important?
Sermon discussion questions for parents to use with their children:
What does it mean that Jesus saw their faith?
Why did Jesus not heal the man first and then forgive his sins?
How were the scribes sort of right and also very wrong?
How do people today want Jesus' blessings but are not really concerned about having their sins forgiven?
Why is having our sins forgiven the most important thing?