bible scripture fasting and prayer

Here is the bible scripture fasting and prayer that you can have a look at that we have provided down here in our pages so that you can get an encouragement and motivation to begin fasting and prayer.

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Our purpose is to help you understand what it means move a mountain so that you can share with others in a group or when you are doing a personal bible study together with prayer.

We mainly deals with prayer requests as well as give a bible study guide to help you know what you are supposed to pray for.

what does it mean when one says move a mountain? That phrase cannot stand on its own, it needs support.

Let us look at it in the scripture because it is paraphrased, both Mathew and mark has quoted it....

Have a look

bible scripture fasting and prayer

Mark 21:21..Jesus replied, "Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and it will be done(New International version)

Then Jesus told them, "I tell you the truth, if you have faith and don't doubt, you can do things like this and much more. You can even say to this mountain, 'May you be lifted up and thrown into the sea,' and it will happen.(New Living translation)

Mark 11:23...Jesus replied, "Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and it will be done.(New International version)

Then Jesus told them, "I tell you the truth, if you have faith and don't doubt, you can do things like this and much more. You can even say to this mountain, 'May you be lifted up and thrown into the sea,' and it will happen.(New living translation)

Both Mathew and Mark have said the same thing while writing to their recipients. Have it mind that Mathew is writing to the Jews and Mark to the Gentiles.

Now let us look at the key words to guide us as we do the bible study..

Have share two bible translations even though they are more than that...

As we can see the translators have differed in translating some words but the most distinct is the word YOU CAN AND YOU CAN EVEN.

Those are the key words to help us make the bible study complete....

Let us look at the original word used in the Greek Bible...

εἴπητε (eipēte) is a verb which means it is a doing word which is in Aorist Tense from the lexical form  λέγω (lego) meaning say or speak.

Eipete 

which the translators have translated YOU CAN SAY AND YOU CAN EVEN SAY, can as well mean command, bid or bring a word.

bible scripture fasting and prayer

bible scripture fasting and prayer

We can now understand in the context what Jesus meant when he said that if you eipete(command or bid) a mountain to move or be lifted , it will...

The power is in the tongue when we are connected to Christ. Let be encouraged that if we have faith in Christ, we can do more than we can imagine or think of..

bible scripture fasting and prayer

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