What Jesus Did! 'Everything Is Possible' — Mark 10:26-27

Monday, July 22, 2024

The disciples were astounded. "Then who in the world can be saved?" they asked.

Jesus looked at them intently and said, "Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But not with God. Everything is possible with God."

— Mark 10:26-27 NLT

Key Thought

Jesus' assertion is true, or our faith is really in vain. In Christ, we have strength beyond human will power, knowledge, or ability. Even more importantly, God through Jesus has covered all of the shortcomings and sins that we have. God is ... and was ... and will be ... God. Nothing is impossible with him!

Today's Prayer

O Father, please make this truth that everything is possible with you self-evident to those who lead in your churches. I trust that everything is possible with you! In Jesus' name. Amen.

Related Scripture Readings

  • Philippians 4:13
  • Ephesians 3:20-21
  • Mark 9:23

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Illustration of Mark 10:26-27 NLT — "Then who in the world can be saved?"   ——   "Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But not with God. Everything is possible with God."

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.