Life outside of God’s kingdom has brought all sorts of evil with it. In this story we see a display of that in a paralyzed man who came to the King, jesus, for healing. Jesus responds by giving him a greater healing, and in so doing points us to the healing we all need.


Mark 2:1-12

Baker Exegetical Commentary: Mark, Robert Stein

Jesus the King, Timothy Keller

Guilt and Shame: 2012 CCEF National Conference