Isaiah 43: 18-19. 21-22. 24-25
Isaiah reminds the people that God does not consider the past but instead seeks new ways and new deeds. 

2 Corinthians 1: 18-22
Jesus is God’s ‘Yes’ to God’s promises and we carry God’s spirit in our hearts. 

Mark 2: 1-12
The scribes cannot see new possibilities for God to intervene in people’s lives.