Holy Bible Quotes by Anonymous
Ye of Little Faith
To avoid any initial misunderstandings, we pause here to comment that one either has faith, or one does not have faith. A woman is either pregnant or she is not. Similarly, faith namely, belief or trust cannot be measured in degrees. Either we trust or we do not trust. The context Matthew ; Luke is the Lord Jesus Christ speaking to His disciples who worry about their physical needs being met. Materialism is inappropriate for them. Rather than having partial knowledge of what God is doing with them, they should have more knowledge.
This is the rebuke levelled at the disciples of Christ, when seeming to doubt his divinity. The phrase is also more widely used to describe any Christian doubter. In a secular setting it may be intended as a humorous jibe when doubting someone's abilities. There are several places in the Bible in which this phrase is used with reference to those who demonstrate their lack of faith in Jesus' power to perform miracles. Here is an example from Miles Coverdale's Bible , Luke Considre the lilies vpo the felde, how they growe: they laboure not, they spynne not.
What does the Bible say about? And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith? For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the people of old received their commendation.
Verse (Click for Chapter) New American Standard Bible He said to them, "Why are And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he.
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Apr 4, Matthew. The preaching ministry should have a variety of purposes. One ought to be to teach and explain the Word of God — so that we all might understand what God says. A second purpose ought to be to find ways to apply those things to our hearts. The life of the Lord Jesus often gives us examples of this sort of thing, including here in this chapter.