When they reached the crowd, a man approached and knelt down before Him.
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"Lord," he said, "have mercy on my son, because he has seizures and suffers severely. He often falls into the fire and often into the water.
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I brought him to Your disciples, but they couldn't heal him."
Jesus replied, "You unbelieving and rebellious generation! How long will I be with you? How long must I put up with you? Bring him here to Me."
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Then Jesus rebuked the demon, and it came out of him, and from that moment the boy was healed.
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Then the disciples approached Jesus privately and said, "Why couldn't we drive it out?"
"Because of your little faith," He told them. "For I assure you: If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will tell this mountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. [
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However, this kind does not come out except by prayer and fasting.]"
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