Mark 2:10-12 10 But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins,” He said to the paralytic, 11 “I say to you, rise, and take up your bed, and go your way to your house.” 12 Immediately he rose, picked up the bed, and went out in front of them all, so that they were all amazed and glorified God, saying, “We never saw anything like this!”
Jesus alone has the power and authority to forgive sin.
Forgiveness-aphesis in the greek. In english it means deliverance, pardon, complete forgiveness, a sending away, a letting go, a release, pardon, complete forgiveness.
Throughout the bible we see how Jesus offered forgiveness of sins over and over again to so many people.
As we scan through the pages of the bible, We see the story of the woman with the issue of blood, the thief on the cross, the woman with the alabaster box, the men who carried a paralyzed man on a mat, the paralytic man in this text and on and on throughout God's Word we clearly see the power of forgiveness of sins displayed right before our very eyes.
Forgiveness! Have you yet to come to the realization that you desperately need God's forgiveness on today? Have you been searching for it?
If we all could be honest with ourselves for a moment and search deep down in our soul, we all would not only realize, but acknowledge that we all are in desperate need of God's forgiveness of our sins.
Today, there is no need to continue your search for the things of this world , other people nor money for forgiveness, true peace, joy, happiness, fulfillment and eternal rest for our weary soul for we won't find it there.
JESUS IS IT! He is the only highway leading to heaven. John 14:6-Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.
Acts 4;12-There is no salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”
All the chaos and uncertainty in the world today is pointing us to and reminding us to look unto Jesus who is the author and finisher of our faith.
God is still offering forgiveness of sins. Yes, it is available to you and everyone else who is willing to believe and receive by faith, His Son Jesus Christ as your Savior and Redeemer.
Hebrews 11:6-And without faith it is impossible to please God, for he who comes to God must believe that He exists and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.
Acts 10:43-All the prophets testify about Him, that through His name everyone who believes in Him [whoever trusts in and relies on Him, accepting Him as Savior and Messiah] receives forgiveness of sins.”
Do you stand in need of God's forgiveness through Christ Jesus on today?
If you answered yes to this question, I have some good news for you on today. If you receive His forgiveness, all you past, present and future sins can be forgiven immediately.
1 John 1:9-If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Today, God promises not only to forgive and cleanse you of every sin, past, present and future, but He also promises you that they will be remembered no more.
If you are willing to confess your sins and receive forgiveness of your sins, here is God's promise to you in Micah 7:19-I will have ·mercy [compassion] on you again; I will conquer your sins. I will ·throw away [hurl; cast] all your sins into the ·deepest part [depths] of the sea.
Are you in need of freedom over hurt and victory over pain? Jesus is your answer today!
Today, Jesus is saying to the paralytic soul of man "arise, take up thy bed and live." Have you heard your name being called?
Make this confession on today:DELIVERANCE IS AVAILABLE TO ME TODAY BY WAY OF FORGIVENESS OF MY SINS.
WOW! What a mighty God!