"aLord, havemercy on my son, for he is a b1lunatic and is veryill ; for he oftenfalls into the fire and often into the water.
"I brought him to Your disciples, and they could not cure him."
And Jesusanswered and said, "You unbelieving and pervertedgeneration, howlong shall I be with you? Howlong shall I put up with you? Bring him here to Me."18
And Jesusrebuked him, and the demoncame out of him, and the boy was curedcat once .
19Then the disciplescame to Jesusprivately and said, "Whycould we not drive it out?"
And He said to them, "Because of the littleness of your faith ; for truly I say to you, 2if you havefaithdthe size of 3a mustardseed, you will say to 4thismountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will move ; and 5nothing will be impossible to you.21
["e6But thiskind does not go out except by prayer and fasting."]
227And while they were gatheringtogether in Galilee, Jesussaid to them, "The Son of Man is going to be fdelivered into the hands of men ;23and 8they will kill Him, and He will be raised on the thirdday." And they were deeplygrieved.
When they came to Capernaum, those who collected9the gtwo-drachma tax came to Peter and said, "Does your teacher not pay10the htwo-drachma tax?"
He said, "Yes." And when he came into the house, Jesusspoke to him first, saying, "What do you think, Simon ? From whom do the kings of the earthcollect11customsor12poll-tax, from their sonsor from strangers ?"