Increase My Faith –

Key Verse: Luke 17:1-6; Matthew 17:14-21

Increase Our Faith. 

Faith is present! Our faith isn’t always perfect!There is a desire for more!

This is not a request for faith, rather to increase their faith! 

Four facts about Faith 

  1. There is Saving Faith – Acts 16:31; John 3:36; 1 John 5:13
  2. Our Faith Can Grow – 1 Peter 2:2; 2 Thessalonians 1:3; 2 Corinthians 10:15
  3. God gives us faith – Hebrews 12:2-3
  4. Growing Faith allows for every area of our life to grow. 

Four Ways to increase our Faith

  1. Prayer increases our faith – Luke 17:5; Mark 9:24
  2. Knowledge and Understanding increases our faith. Luke 17:6
  3. Hearing the Word of God increases our faith – Romans 10:17; 1 Corinthians 1:21; Nehemiah 8:5-8; Acts 6:7
  4. Prayer and Fasting increases our faith. Matthew 17:19-21; Psalm 35:13; Psalm 69:10; Isaiah 58:8-9

Four Reasons Why You need increased Faith 

  1. To Fulfill Your Call – Acts 17:26; 
  2. To See the Miraculous Power of God Matthew 13:58
  3. To Please God. Hebrews 11:6, Matthew 15:22
  4. Faith to produce good works. 1 Thessalonians 1:2-3

A Three Word Prayer met with three impossible situations.  Luke 17:6; Matthew 17:20

Compare the two verses in Luke and Matthew, we see that He speaks about three impossible situations:

It is not easy to uproot a mulberry tree. You should know the mulberry tree has a deep and invasive root system. You probably can cut a mulberry tree, but it is extremely difficult to uproot it.

Mulberry trees don’t grow in the ocean. it is impossible to plant a mulberry tree in the water and it survive, nor will it grow and bear fruit.

Thirdly, very clearly you cannot even shake, let alone move a small hill, let alone moving an entire mountain from here to there.

So, what Jesus was actually saying was a faith as small as a mustard seed would make the impossible possible in your life. 

Faith is taking the Gospel in; works is taking the Gospel out.

Lord Increase our Faith! Increased Faith is unleashed faith!

Published by

Jason McKinnies

Married to the woman of my dreams, Melissa. We have two beautiful daughters; they are the light of our lives! We also learn a lot of lessons from Marlo and Lucy. Marlo is our Giant Schnoodle, and Lucy is our Golden Doodle!

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