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

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

The apostles said to the Lord, "Show us how to increase our faith."
— Luke 17:5 NLT

Key Thought

How refreshing! The disciples were amazingly honest: "We need more faith!" I've been there; haven't you? They wanted more. They wanted to know how to acquire more faith. So what did they do? They asked 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


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About This Devotional

What Jesus Did! is a series of one-year devotional guides through each gospel, using one short scripture passage each day and following the Gospel in sequential order. Each devotional consists of a scripture passage and a reflection and a prayer which open up the day's scripture and show how it challenges you to live for Jesus.

What Jesus Did! is written by Phil Ware and is available in book form.

Scripture quotations are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright ©1996, 2004, 2007, 2013, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.