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Faith moves mountains (Matthew 17:20)

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Picture copyright: V. Gilbert and Arlisle F. Beers

bible verse

“Because you have so little faith. I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” (Matthew 17:20)

meaning

If you would move mountains to do something, you would make any effort to achieve your aim. When people say that faith can move mountains, they mean that it can achieve a lot.

origin and application

In the Book of Matthew is a story about disciples failing to drive out a demon from a boy. When asked about why they failed, Jesus said to his disciples, “Because you have so little faith. I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.”

Keywords

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