The story of the men cutting a hole in the roof to let the paralytic man down so that Jesus could heal him. Mark 2:1-12
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A Paralyzed Man in Capernaum
In the city of Capernaum there lived a paralyzed man who could not walk.
Coloring Page of Paralyzed Man
MARK 2:1-12 1 A few days later, when Jesus again entered Capernaum, the people heard that he had come home. 2 So many gathered that there was no room left, not even outside the door, and he preached the word to them. 3 Some men came, bringing to him a paralytic, carried by four of them. 4 Since they could not get him to Jesus because of the crowd, they made an opening in the roof above Jesus and, after digging through it, lowered the mat the paralysed man was lying on. 5 When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, "Son, your sins are forgiven." 6 Now some teachers of the law were sitting there, thinking to themselves, 7 "Why does this fellow talk like that? He’s blaspheming! Who can forgive sins but God alone?" 8 Immediately Jesus knew in his spirit that this was what they were thinking in their hearts, and he said to them, "Why are you thinking these things? 9 Which is easier: to say to the paralytic, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Get up, take your mat and walk’? 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 tell you, get up, take your mat and go home." 12 He got up, took his mat and walked out in full view of them all. This amazed everyone and they praised God, saying, "We have never seen anything like this!"
Friends of the Paralyzed Man
The paralyzed man's friends wanted to take him to see Jesus.
The Men Carry the Paralyzed Man
The men took up the paralyzed man on his mat to take him to the house were Jesus was preaching.
The Men Go On The Roof
So many gathered that there was no room left, not even outside the door, and Jesus preached the word to them.
Since the men couldn't get to Jesus because of the crowd in the house they took the paralyzed man up on the roof.
The Men Make a Hole In the Roof
They made an opening in the roof above Jesus and, after digging through it, lowered the mat the paralyzed man was lying on.
Coloring Page of Hole in Roof
Jesus Heals The Paralyzed Man
When Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralytic, "Son, be of good cheer; your sins are forgiven you
The Pharisees are Angry With Jesus
And at once some of the scribes said within themselves, "This Man blasphemes!" But Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, "Why do you think evil in your hearts? For which is easier, to say, 'Your sins are forgiven you,' or to say, 'Arise and walk'? But that you may know that the Son of Man has power on earth to forgive sins"--
The Paralyzed Man is Healed
then He said to the paralytic, "Arise, take up your bed, and go to your house." And he arose and departed to his house. Now when the multitudes saw it, they marveled and glorified God, who had given such power to men."
Coloring Page of the Healed Paralyzed Man
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