Perseverance in Prayer
It can be hard to keep praying. Especially when our prayer does not get answered immediately.
Jesus understood this, and it’s why most of His teachings on prayer were encouragements to persevere in the place of prayer. This is what the parable in Luke 18 is all about. In this audio teaching, I share about persevering in prayer.
Then He spoke a parable to them, that men always ought to pray and not lose heart, saying: “There was in a certain city a judge who did not fear God nor regard man. Now there was a widow in that city; and she came to him, saying, ‘Get justice for me from my adversary.’ And he would not for a while; but afterward he said within himself, ‘Though I do not fear God nor regard man, yet because this widow troubles me I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.’” Then the Lord said, “Hear what the unjust judge said. And shall God not avenge His own elect who cry out day and night to Him, though He bears long with them? 8 I tell you that He will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless, when the Son of Man comes, will He really find faith on the earth?” Luke 18:1-8