"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine,
for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man
of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works."
-- 2 Timothy 3:16-17
Big Idea: Jesus has the authority to forgive sins.
A. Jesus had a reputation for changing lives. Mark 2:1
B. Jesus focused on the gospel. Mark 2:2
A. Faith and action go together. Matthew 11:28-30; Mark 2:3-4; Ephesians 2:8-10; James 2:26
B. Forgiveness matters most. Mark 2:5; Luke 15:10; Hebrews 4:13
A. Jesus proved He is God. Psalm 139:2; Mark 2:8-9
B. Jesus verified our forgiveness. Daniel 7:13-14; Mark 2:10-11
A. Jesus offers a new life through giving us a new heart. Mark 2:12a
B. We’ve never seen anyone like Jesus! Exodus 20:3-4; Mark 2:12b
The Next Step Life Group Follow-Up