1. The serious problem of the father
How would you feel to be in the father’s situation here?
Is life just a physical battle, what might be the spiritual battles of life?
2. The dead end option for the father
• Other people
Calvin said, ‘Strong faith is very rare, most people have a little faith.’
Do you sympathise with the father in v24?
What is so encouraging about Jesus here?
3. Faith in Jesus is the only option
What and how is the object of your faith?
How can you help people have faith?
In v7 God said something important, how might it help us with the content of what Jesus encourages v29?