Answer the Question of Jesus

Jesus asked His critics, “For which is easier, to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven you,’ or to say, ‘Arise and walk’?” (Matthew 9:5).
How would you answer that question? Jesus just forgave a paralyzed man of his sins, and the critics of Jesus said that He blasphemed since only God can forgive sins. He was about to demonstrate for them that He is God and He can, therefore, forgive sins, but He asked the question first.
It is easier to say, “Your sins are forgiven you,” because we see no visible manifestation of whether it was done, but to say, “Arise and walk,” requires a demonstration to show that the miracle-worker has the power to make a paralyzed man rise up and walk.
Then Jesus commanded the man to arise and walk, and he did, proving that when Jesus forgave the man of his sins, it had happened, and it happened because Jesus is God.

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