Can everyone, at every moment, believe everything which he ought to believe? 2. And secondly, every man who uses the faith he has, will increase its power, and acquire more. Mark 9:23. (Mark 9:19 NKJV) And how can we proceed in understanding this healing and the faith that it required seeing that Jesus said that if he believed that all things were possible, and the father clearly said that he had his doubts. With these limitations — inherent in the nature of the case — "all things" are possible for him that believeth. All things are possible to him who believes.'" But why only for him that believeth? She remembereth WHY the promise was given. The one who has faith can do all things.”, “What do you mean, ‘If I can’?” Jesus asked. It is to be distinguished from self-confidence. She remembers that God never has failed her. She remembers that God never has failed her.(C. It lies in the food it feeds on; for faith studies what the promise is — an emanation of Divine grace, an overflowing of the great heart of God. FAITH MUST HAVE REFERENCE TO THE PARTICULAR BLESSING SOUGHT. The true believer will never say, "If thou canst." Every man — at least, every man who has not, by his own wilfulness, destroyed it — every man who has not made himself lower than a man, and so lost the position of our common humanity — every man has some faith. Spurgeon. Probably, he would have been able to believe everything which at that particular time he was called upon to believe. Vaughan, M. A.I. Vaughan, M. Unlimited - as illustrated ia Scripture and the biographies of godly men. Probably, he would have been able to believe everything which at that particular time he was called upon to believe. (Bishop Hopkins. Sixth, wrestle with some one promise in spirit every day, till you get it. It was the perfection of symbolism.(J. But why only for him that believeth? Morison, D. D.)LinksMark 9:23 NIVMark 9:23 NLTMark 9:23 ESVMark 9:23 NASBMark 9:23 KJVMark 9:23 Bible AppsMark 9:23 ParallelMark 9:23 Biblia ParalelaMark 9:23 Chinese BibleMark 9:23 French BibleMark 9:23 German BibleMark 9:23 CommentariesBible Hub, (2)presumption;(3)indifference.II. Morison, D. D.)LinksMark 9:23 NIVMark 9:23 NLTMark 9:23 ESVMark 9:23 NASBMark 9:23 KJVMark 9:23 Bible AppsMark 9:23 ParallelMark 9:23 Biblia ParalelaMark 9:23 Chinese BibleMark 9:23 French BibleMark 9:23 German BibleMark 9:23 CommentariesBible Hub, (2)the method in which God bestows them.(B. Just as God is omnipotent and yet incapable of unrighteousness, so the faith of the believer will only avail for things pleasing to his heavenly Father. )All things possible to faithJ. She remembers that God never has failed her.(C. The obtaining of eminence in grace.4. The PROVISIONS for faith. By making it a prerequisite for the obtaining of material blessings, Christ made His visible life a parable of high invisible realities, and flashed light on the inner by the reflective power of the outer. Our Lord's words imply attainment — the difficulty of the attainment — and they sympathize with the difficulty of the attainment. 'Anything is possible if a person believes.'" Can everyone, at every moment, believe everything which he ought to believe? 2. All things are possible to him who has emunah! Verification Code. Every man — at least, every man who has not, by his own wilfulness, destroyed it — every man who has not made himself lower than a man, and so lost the position of our common humanity — every man has some faith. Inward weakness and uncertainty will be conquered. But the universality of things contemplated by our Lord was not, as the nature of the case makes evident, the most absolute conceivable. Jesus responds to the plea of the father - Mk 9:23-24 a. )All things possible to faithJ. Resting in the first instance upon the consciousness of One mighty to save, whose help is promised and assured, and concerning whom it may be said, "If God be for us, who can be against us?" It lies in the food it feeds on; for faith studies what the promise is — an emanation of Divine grace, an overflowing of the great heart of God. Faith thinketh Who gave this promise. WHERE LIES, THEN, THE SECRET STRENGTH OF FAITH? H. - M. 2. What shall hinder the exercise of faith? WHERE LIES, THEN, THE SECRET STRENGTH OF FAITH? But how to get this faith? We will consider faith in its relationship to guilt.2. I think not; I think not at any moment. The faith would have been in a stronger and clearer exercise. Healing of a Demoniac Youth, After the Disciples' Failure, Sinful Men May be Looked Upon as Possessed of the Devil. I must not, and I need not, stop now, to show THAT WITHIN THAT CIRCUMFERENCE, THE RANGE OF GOD'S UNDERTAKINGS FOR US, IS LEFT ENOUGH, BECAUSE IT IS LEFT STILL INFINITE. H. Spurgeon.I. We must, indeed, descend still farther. 3. The SPIRIT WHICH CHARACTERIZES THE BELIEVER. But then, the Holy Ghost is always inworking. For faith is progressive: faith must go to school, as patience must, or holiness must. 6. III. In this passage, Jesus also heals a demon-possessed boy. I want to examine that a little carefully. Faith is laying hold: I do not say of what God is, for God may be and is much which we cannot understand enough even to believe — but it is laying hold of what God has covenanted Himself to us — what God is to His people. (Bishop Hopkins. 1. I must not, and I need not, stop now, to show THAT WITHIN THAT CIRCUMFERENCE, THE RANGE OF GOD'S UNDERTAKINGS FOR US, IS LEFT ENOUGH, BECAUSE IT IS LEFT STILL INFINITE. Omnipotence is, in a sense, at his disposal. Faith thinketh Who gave this promise. Vaughan, M. John 17:22. Cannot, then, everyone believe? (Bishop Hopkins. Home. Faith is the union of the spirit of the believer with him in whom he trusts. Cannot, then, everyone believe? We must consider the benefit of the believer not absolutely, or unconditionally, but relatively to his circumstances, thus relatively to the circumstances of the other beings with whom he is connected. Spurgeon. And secondly, every man who uses the faith he has, will increase its power, and acquire more. She remembereth WHY the promise was given. Because faith in the fact of Christ's Divine power or authority, or, at all events, in the propitiousness which is involved in that fact, is, in the nature of things, absolutely necessary to the enjoyment of the highest spiritual blessings. There is no grace, nor supply, nor mercy, laid up in the Lord Jesus Christ, but it is all in the hands of a believer's faith; and he may take from thence whatsoever he needs, to supply the present wants and necessities of his soul.