to look at parts of the block, is not to see the whole block; even more so, to read one quote from the Bible, is not to see the context, or chapter...
so keep reading on in this chapter from Mark 9:14-29 to see the context.
the same incident is described in Matthew 17:14-21.......
Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things [are] possible to him that believeth.
And ofttimes it hath cast him into the fire, and into the waters, to
destroy him: but if thou canst do any thing, have compassion on us, and
And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief.