Let us muse again today from Matthew 9:6-7 and the theme of Jesus the King. In our text today we see that forgiveness creates obedience. Our Lord says what He is doing with the man of palsy is so the gain sayers might know. Did their knowing ever turn into believing, I doubt it only made them without excuse. This dear man has had all his sins forgiven and this forgiveness created immediate obedience. When told to arise, fold his blanket, walk to the house, things he had not done for a long time, he immediately obeyed. I wonder if the reason there is so many in our churches that live in disobedience is because their sins have never been removed by Calvary’s blood.