August 10, 2016 Length: 8:29
Christ comes to us proclaiming the Kingdom of God, which comes to us via a two-part Gospel, each part of which connects to the other. The two parts are the forgiveness of sins and the alleviation of human misery. The story of the paralytic in Matthew 9 demonstrates these two aspects once again. In order for us to enact Christ's vision, we have to become a community of forgiveness and healing—but we are often held back. Listen.