Your Sins Are Forgiven – Br. Nicholas Bartoli

Br. Nicholas BartoliMark 2:1–12

It would be easy for me to stand here and say your sins are forgiven. After all, how could anyone prove it one way or another? For that matter, how do we know when we’re forgiven? It’s not like telling a paralytic man he can get up and walk. In that case it would be obvious if it were true, because we could all see the man get up and walk.

In the gospel story today there seems to be some questions about what the experience of the forgiveness of sin is like and by what authority this is possible. The common thread in both questions is one of faith, a trusting in God’s truth. Read More