Amazing Unbelief


“He could not do any miracles there, except lay his hands on a few sick people and heal them. And he was amazed at their lack of faith.”
Mark 6: 5-6 (NIV)

This passage has always challenged me. Jesus could not do miracles in His own home town? Obviously in His own power, Jesus could have done any miracle He chose to, but that is not the way God the Father wants it to work. Our Father wants us to join Him in His work in this world. It is our faith and recognition of His love that works in tandem with His power. So when Jesus was faced with this crippling unbelief only a few were healed. What is shocking is that the people He grew up with should have known that Jesus was the Son of God. Instead their lack of faith was so bad that Jesus was completely amazed. Their unbelief shocked Him. But let’s not be too quick to judge. Is it possible that we too have taken Him for granted? Could it be that we too find ourself doubting His power? Oh, that our lack of faith would never cause surprise to the heart of God. Today, might we consider our own life. Let us examine our heart and ask God to birth in us a fresh wind, a new fire and an amazing faith.

Father, forgive me for my unbelief. Forgive me for my doubt. Forgive me for taking You for granted. Today birth in me a fresh wind, a new fire and an amazing faith in You.


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About Ronald

I am a Christian who deeply believes in God and the purposes He has put us on earth for. I started in ministry when I was 20 years old. I have been involved in both evangelism and compassion ministires. I deeply believe in our mission to help those in need. I believe however,that the church has missed our calling. We have not been effective in loving others as we would love ourselves. We have not been using our Spiritual Gifts to make a difference in this world. We have not mobilized to be the salt and light in the world. The goal of this web site is to help those interested to use their Spiritual Gifts in order to fulfill the mission Christ has given us to love the world.
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