I will make your offspring like the dust of the earth, so that if anyone could count the dust of the earth, then your offspring could be counted.
He took him outside and said, “Look at the sky and count the stars, if you are able to count them.” Then He said to him, “Your offspring will be that numerous.”
The Angel of the Lord also said to her, “I will greatly multiply your offspring, and they will be too many to count.”
You have said, ‘I will cause you to prosper, and I will make your offspring like the sand of the sea, which cannot be counted.’”
So Joseph stored up grain in such abundance—like the sand of the sea—that he stopped measuring it because it was beyond measure.
And He told them, “This kind can come out by nothing but prayer [and fasting].”
“But how can anyone be born when he is old?” Nicodemus asked Him. “Can he enter his mother’s womb a second time and be born?”
For rarely will someone die for a just person—though for a good person perhaps someone might even dare to die.
For it is impossible to renew to repentance those who were once enlightened, who tasted the heavenly gift, became companions with the Holy Spirit,
For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins.
Now without faith it is impossible to please God, for the one who draws near to Him must believe that He exists and rewards those who seek Him.
She also said, “Who would have told Abraham that Sarah would nurse children? Yet I have borne a son for him in his old age.”
“We cannot do this thing,” they said to them. “Giving our sister to an uncircumcised man is a disgrace to us.
“You will certainly wear out both yourself and these people who are with you, because the task is too heavy for you. You can’t do it alone.
But He answered, “You cannot see My face, for no one can see Me and live.”
In Judah, it was said:The strength of the laborer fails,
since there is so much rubble.
We will never be able
to rebuild the wall.
But Jesus looked at them and said, “With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”
Looking at them, Jesus said, “With men it is impossible, but not with God, because all things are possible with God.”
He replied, “What is impossible with men is possible with God.”