I believe, help my unbelief

Desperate parent: Have mercy on us and help us, if you can.
Jesus: What do you mean, ‘If I can’?” Anything is possible if a person believes.”
Desperate parent: I do believe, but help me overcome my unbelief!  Mark 9: 23-24

We doubt based on past experiences when things didn’t work out the way we prayed…based on our own internal dialog about God or the need itself…based on our theological leanings regarding what God expects from us in return for His answers. We doubt because… (fill in the blank)____. God is not only the One who supplies the need; He’s also the one who supplies the faith.

Lord, I have no faith in my own belief, but I believe in You, so here goes…