Summer with Jesus: Mustard and Mountains
July 18, 2021
Today’s Primary Passage: Matthew 17:14-21
What currently in your way?
“I tell you the truth, if you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it would move. Nothing would be impossible.” — Matthew 17:20-21 (NLT)
Jesus says there’s a to .
“…if you had faith…” — Matthew 17:20 (NLT)
According to Jesus, we can be confident that our prayers .
We are tempted to spend the bulk of our time on “”.
“At some point, you’ve got to stop telling God about the mountain, and start telling the mountain about God.”
— Mark Batterson
What you call big, God calls small.
What YOU call SMALL, God calls BIG.
Because when JESUS is involved, it’s ALWAYS ENOUGH!
Even the IMPOSSIBLE is POSSIBLE for Him.
Our job is not the
Your job is to have .
Take a of FAITH towards MOVING that mountain.
“Faith is taking the first step before God reveals the second one.” — Mark Batterson
“One day Jesus told his disciples a story to show that they should always pray and never give up.” — Luke 18:1 (NLT)
Sometimes mountains move
and at a time.
This week’s readings:
- Mon. – Hebrews 11:1 & 6
- Tues. – 2 Corinthians 5:6-7
- Wed. – Mark 9:14-27 (esp. vs. 23-24)
- Thurs. – John 14:12-14
- Fri. – Matthew 21:21-22
Each time you read a passage in God’s Word, make sure to view it through the lens of your S.P.E.C.S.:
- Sins to confess, Promises to claim, Examples to follow, Commands to obey, Summary thought for the day
- Close your time in prayer