The man’s request, startling in its paradoxical phrasing, is quite thought-provoking. I don’t want to just read this word and walk into my job. Say, “God, I believe. What does it feel like to believe? Lord I Believe, Help My Unbelief William Wyne Mark 9:16-26 Life has its moments of doubts and seasons of unbelief! He knew his faith was mixed with unbelief, and He called him on it. What does belief look like? CHRIST. A Call to Worship: Alleluia Answer: In seeking the Lord’s help, a man came to Jesus once, fell to his knees weeping, and said, “I believe; help my unbelief” (Mark 9:24, ESV). One can have moments of doubts, uncertainty, and a struggle with believing. If not, cry out like the father, Jesus, help me in my unbelief. I believe this.” Think to yourself, What would that mean if I believed it? I believe. Regardless of how certain your convictions, How focus your faith, and How resolved you are in your resolutions. Nothing offends Him like unbelief. “Lord, I Believe…But Help My Unbelief!” A worship service and sermon for April 19, 2020, The Second Sunday of Easter St. Paul’s Lutheran Church on German Lake (Click on any video or colored text to open its contents.) I believe, help my unbelief, O Lord, and if You are able to do anything, have mercy on us and help … I want to believe. …I believe, O Lord, help my unbelief… When we say this with the full conviction of the man from today’s Gospel reading we are (a) honest; and (b) ask Christ to complete whatever we are still lacking. Help my unbelief. If his unbelief was understandable, it was also sinful! 1 Peter 2:1 KJV Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, 2 As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby: 3 If so be ye have tasted that the Lord … The Lord knew what the man said-and what he meant by it. Lord, I believe; help my unbelief! It is wrong to doubt the Lord and to wonder if He can do something or not!