This week we see an example of Jesus’ great love for his children as He forgives the sin of a paralyzed man who comes to him in faith. We ask the following questions:

  • Why does Jesus refer to the paralyzed man as His ‘son’?
  • How does Jesus have the authority to forgive sins?
  • How may we know if our sins are forgiven?

We are encouraged to seek to gain assurance that our sins have been forgiven. It is only after we are assured of our right standing with God that we can be fruitful in the work of God’s Kingdom.


Shaun Bryant

Shaun has been Pastor at Grace Church in Modesto since late 1993. His journey to the fellowship took him through churches of various persuasions, during which time he became convinced of a call to the ministry and also of a Reformed view of the Scriptures. Shaun completed his studies for the ministry at Westminster Seminary in California. He is married with 3 children.

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