Some men brought to him a paralyzed man, lying on a mat. When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the man, “Take heart, son; your sins are forgiven.”
References for Matthew 9:2
At this, some of the teachers of the law said to themselves, “This fellow is blaspheming!”
References for Matthew 9:3
Knowing their thoughts, Jesus said, “Why do you entertain evil thoughts in your hearts?
References for Matthew 9:4
Which is easier: to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Get up and walk’?