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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureReligion & Spirituality · 10 months ago

Doesn't the Bible say something like the faith of a mustard seed can move mountains? What does that mean?

That I can stand on mountaintops and command them to fly like Magneto did with the football stadium? 

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  • Marco
    Lv 5
    10 months ago
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    I thought it said that the faith of a mustard seed can make a tree uproot itself, walk like a human, and go swimming. 

    But I suppose that means you can do anything if you are a mustard seed. Well, are you a mustard seed? 

  • 10 months ago

    If our faith is living, then yes we can accomplish miraculous things ... when the need arises. But the mountain has to need to be movied.

  • 10 months ago

    What that means is that even with the smallest amount of faith you can command any kind of mountain to move from here to there. If you believe and only believe, never doubting, all things are possible.

  • 10 months ago

    Faith in Jesus Christ is such a simple, yet powerful thing. However, it does not come without effort. Faith or trust in God comes with the following principles:

    1. We must choose to believe in God

    2. We must come to know His true attributes (i.e. He is perfectly just, knows all things, cares about all people, will never ignore any act of faith (a prayer, repentance, service to others, etc.), is quick to forgive, and will never let us down, EVER).

    3. We must come to know through the spirit that the course we are pursuing is in accordance to the will of God.

    When we know that we are acceptable to God and that He will do for us whatever is right, then we have the confidence to ask and the deep assurance that we will receive. We will also trust in God's timing. Through experience, we come to know God and that He will never ignore us in any righteous cause. Then miracles happen and spiritual gifts are manifested. 

    "But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him."  Hebrews 11:6

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  • User
    Lv 7
    10 months ago

    Yes...

    IF you have sufficient faith.

    The mustard seed is a very small seed

    so

    Jesus was saying that it takes extremely little faith to move mountains.

  • Donald
    Lv 6
    10 months ago

    ask as yourself and you may receive real help from us.

    mountains = NATIONS

     - since you ASKED.

    be careful mocking GOD (a suggestion).

  • Paul
    Lv 7
    10 months ago

    It means that even a small amount of faith can accomplish great things, so imagine what strong faith can accomplish!

  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    It means nothing, just like every other thing in the bible. 

  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    You won't know until you have faith of a mustard seed.

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