Jesus saw his friends faith and said "Son, your sins are forgiven"
"Why does this fellow talk like that? He’s blaspheming! Who can forgive sins but God alone?
Some people in the crowd questioned why Jesus was forgiving the paralyzed man
Why are you thinking these things? Which is easier: to say to this paralyzed man, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Get up, take your mat and walk’? But I want you to know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins.
Jesus spoke out to them and asked why they did not beliebe
Jesus encouraged the man to stand up again and helped him. He reminded him that his sins had been forgiven.