Bringing Men To Christ
Now, folks, the business of the church and therefore your business and my business is to bring people to Jesus Christ. Our message is the gospel, our mandate is the great commission, our master is Jesus who has commanded us to go. We have the privilege and the duty to bring souls bound in the golden chains of the gospel and lay them at Jesus feet. No greater achievement on this earth than to bring a soul to Jesus Christ. I want to talk to you today about bringing people to Jesus. Now, look with me in Mark chapter two for a moment, take your bibles, open your bibles to Mark chapter two. We're going to be on some familiar territory today but very pertinent. There's a passage of scripture that I believe most of us have read many times. There's a story, it's such a sweet story, I think most of us were taught it in Sunday School as children. And again he entered into Capernaum after some days it was noised that he was in the house. That is, Jesus is there and the publicity gets out. Jesus is in a particular house and straightway, many were gathered together insomuch that there was no room to receive them, no, not so much as about the door and he preached the word unto them and they come unto him bringing one sick of the palsy, that is, he's a paralyzed man which was borne or carried of four. And- whey they could not come nigh unto him for the press they uncovered the roof where he was, and when they had broken it up they let down the bed wherein the sick of the palsy lay. And when Jesus saw their faith, he said unto the sick of the palsy, son, thy sins be forgiven thee. But there were certain of the scribes sitting there, and reasoning in their hearts, why dost this man speak blasphemies. Who can forgive sins but God only? And immediately when Jesus perceived in his spirit that they so reasoned when in themselves he said unto them, why reason ye these things in your hearts? Whether is it easier to say to the sick of the palsy, ...
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