The Greater Miracle



The Greater Miracle


Luke 5:17-26, Pastor Howard Harden

Message delivered February March 22nd, 2015 during the morning services.



Man's greatest need is for forgiveness.  In today's Scripture, Jesus healed a paralytic to demonstrate He has the authority to meet that need by forgiving sin.

  1. A DESPERATE SITUATION. (vs. 17-19)
  2. A SURPRISING REVELATION. (vs. 20-21)

    What the scribes and pharisees got right:
    • They ASKED the right QUESTIONS.
    • They MADE the right IMPLICATION.
    • They HAD the right REASON.
    What the scribes and pharisees got wrong:
    • They REACHED the wrong CONCLUSION.
  3. A MIRACULOUS CONFIRMATION. (vs. 22-26)