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In my reading of Matthew 13, I came across the following scripture in verse 58, And he did not do many miracles there because of their lack of faith.

See, this is what happens when we're believing for something, but only when it's convenient. In the book of Matthew, the people had a problem with Jesus' wisdom when he was teaching in their synagogue.

How can people have a problem with wisdom? It's a question that amazes me yet I see it often. Don't you? In fact, it takes one to know one, because I was once such a blind person, but now I would like to say I see, although we all fall short. No one is perfect, but the Lord Jesus Christ.
 
Yet see many instances of where we know what is being told to someone is true, but the person refuses to accept it. It may be pride, simple resistance because of the messenger, or just plain old denial. Nevertheless, the people in Matthew 13 refused to believe Jesus, because they didn't want to accept that He had the knowledge and wisdom that went beyond their capacity. They were narrow minded and their limited thinking regarding their circumstances stopped them from achieving all that God had for them. So, what God had for them never manifested. What a shame, right? All they wanted for their lives and their families lives didn't happen. And to think they had Jesus right there teaching among them.
 
Due to their lack of faith, their lack of real belief, Jesus did not do even one miracle there. He moved on with his blessings. Consequently, If they had faith as small as mustard seed, I think Jesus would have done miracles there.







 

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