What Jesus teaches about Faith


Have you ever found yourself in a situation where everything seemed hopeless, and faith was the only thing you had left to hold onto? Faith is the cornerstone of our walk with Jesus, and His teachings remind us that even a small amount of faith can move mountains. Jesus calls us to trust Him completely, to believe in Him wholeheartedly, and to root our hearts in His promises.

Let’s embark on a short yet profound journey of discovering the transformative power of faith through the words of Jesus. Whether you’re facing trials, uncertainties, or simply seeking to deepen your relationship with Christ, this devotional will encourage and inspire you to nurture and grow your faith.

Bible Verse

Matthew 17:20 (NIV) – "He replied, ‘Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.’"


In this verse, Jesus addresses His disciples’ doubts by emphasizing the immense power of faith, even if it’s as small as a mustard seed, one of the tiniest seeds in the world. He illustrates that faith isn’t about its size, but rather its potential and the One in whom we place it.

When Jesus speaks of moving mountains, He isn’t just referring to physical obstacles but also to the challenges, fears, and doubts we face in our lives. This verse showcases the transformative power of genuine faith, teaching us that nothing is impossible when we truly believe in God’s power and promises.

Faith is not merely a passive belief; it’s an active trust in God’s abilities and His will. It’s about seeing beyond our current circumstances and believing that God is bigger than our problems. This kind of faith leads to extraordinary outcomes and supernatural breakthroughs. Let us remember that with God, all things are possible.

Actions to Take

  • Pray with Confidence: Approach your prayers with the unwavering belief that God hears and answers them according to His will.

  • Speak Faith: Start speaking words of faith and hope into your life. When faced with difficulties, declare God’s promises over your situation.

  • Trust the Process: Understand that faith involves waiting and trusting in God’s timing. Be patient and trust that God is working behind the scenes for your good.

  • Read Faith-Building Scriptures: Immerse yourself in the Bible and make a habit of reading verses that boost your faith.

  • Surround Yourself with Believers: Join a community of believers who encourage and support your faith journey.

Journal Prompts

  • Reflect on a time when your faith in God helped you overcome a challenging situation.

  • What mountains in your life need to be moved by faith right now?

  • How can you actively trust God more in your daily life?

  • List three promises of God that you hold onto when your faith is tested.

  • Describe how you feel when you fully place your trust in God compared to when you rely solely on yourself.


Dear Lord Jesus, thank You for teaching me about the power of faith. I believe that with faith as small as a mustard seed, I can overcome any obstacle. Help me to trust You more each day and to place my confidence in Your mighty power. Strengthen my faith so that I may experience the impossible made possible through You. In Your precious name, I pray. Amen.

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  • "Let faith rise in your heart. Speak to your mountains and watch them move! #FaithJourney #GodIsAble"

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As we wrap up, let’s remember the incredible power of faith that Jesus teaches us. Even the smallest amount of faith can lead to remarkable changes in our lives. When we place our trust in God and believe in His promises, nothing is impossible.

We encourage you to continue this journey of faith with us at BGodInspired.com. Dive deeper into the Bible, discover more teachings, and let us walk with you as you grow in your faith. Keep believing, keep trusting, and watch as mountains move in your life.

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