What Jesus Did! 'We Need More Faith!' — Luke 17:5

Thursday, October 3, 2019

The apostles said to the Lord (Jesus), "Give us more faith!"
— Luke 17:5 NLT
Illustration of Luke 17:5 NLT — The apostles said to the Lord (Jesus), "Give us more faith!"

Key Thought

How refreshing! The disciples are amazingly honest. "We need more faith!" I've been there; haven't you? They want more. They want to know how to acquire more faith. So what do they do? They ask Jesus! Why don't we?

Today's Prayer

Dear Father, please increase my faith! I know faith is the doorway through which so many of your great movements of grace come. Please bless me with more faith, not for my glory, but for yours. In Jesus' name. Amen.

Related Scripture Readings

  • Hebrews 11:6
  • Mark 9:19-24
  • Hebrews 11:13-16


About This Devotional

What Jesus Did is a one-year devotional guide through the gospels, using one short passage each day and following the Gospel in consecutive order. Each devotional consists of a passage, reflection and a prayer which opens up the day's scripture and shows how it challenges you to live for Jesus.

What Jesus Did! is written by Phil Ware.

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