“Increase Our Faith!”

Posted on April 29, 2014

“If your brother or sister sins against you, rebuke them; and if they repent, forgive them. Even if they sin against you seven times in a day and seven times come back to you saying ‘I repent,’ you must forgive them.”

The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!”

He replied, “If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it will obey you.” (Luke 17:3-6)

Seven times? In the same day? Really? We must forgive? The disciples’ response to Jesus’ words makes a lot of sense to me, “Increase our faith!”

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