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Jesus and the lame man

A lame man and the power of Jesus to forgive sin.
Story also available on our translated website: Polish
Jesus is God’s only Son, perfect, holy and true. As Jesus is God, He has the power to heal the sick. But even better than that, He has the power to forgive our sins. Jesus is our very best friend! – Slide 1
One day Jesus went to Capernaum and was teaching in a very crowded room. Everyone wanted to see Jesus! Everyone wanted to hear Jesus teach! The room was absolutely full! Just imagine the excitement! – Slide 2
Four men wanted to bring their crippled friend to Jesus, but they couldn’t even get in the door! So they climbed up to the roof, pulled the tiles up and lowered their friend down to meet Jesus face to face! When Jesus saw the crippled man He knew he was sick in his body and in his soul. Jesus could see the man believed in Him as his Lord and Saviour, and so He spoke to the crippled man. ‘Son, your sins are forgiven.’ – Slide 3
As Jesus is God He has the power to forgive sin. Then, something amazing happened! Jesus spoke again and said ‘…pick up your bed and go home!’ Jesus healed the crippled man’s body too! The man jumped up with joy, rolled up his mat and ran all the way home! – Slide 4
Isn’t it wonderful that the four men loved their friend enough that they were willing to bring him to Jesus Christ! – Slide 5
We should share the good news of Jesus Christ with our friends too. – Slide 6
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