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  • The Persistent Widow Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Jun 2, 2008
    based on 30 ratings
     | 35,831 views

    Sermon on Parable of the Persistent widow

    Tell Me a Story The Persistent Widow Luke 18:1-8 God wants me to pray persistently Persistent prayer helps me keep focus… …on who God is (v. 6-7a) …on who I am (v. 7b) …on what’s important Persistent prayer helps me produce fruit (v. 5-7)(John 15:7-8) Persistent prayer helps me ...read more

  • God And The Lost

    Contributed by Steven Haguewood on Nov 18, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 755 views

    Man tends to get lost from time to time. All along the way God wants us saved and continues to search for us.

    GOD AND THE LOST Luke 15:1-32 Scripture Reading: Luke 15:1-10 INTRODUCTION 1. Luke 15 is a beautiful chapter, sometimes called the gospel in the gospels. 2. It depicts man’s plight and God’s right in such vivid detail that no one can possibly misunderstand God’s longing for us. 3. The ...read more

  • The Widow's Might

    Contributed by Maurice Lamb on Aug 23, 2002
    based on 22 ratings
     | 2,447 views

    To encourage believers and to challenge unbelievers

    We are familiar with the Widow’s Mite in Luke 21 and Mark 14; This is a parable in which Jesus illustrates a widow’s might; who, against all odds, won her lawsuit against a dishonest, well-connected adversary, and through a heartless, unscrupulous judge! THE PURPOSE THAT it is Important, ...read more

  • Persistence In Prayer

    Contributed by Richard Futrell on Oct 12, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,003 views

    In the Parable of the Persistent Widow, Jesus was training and preparing His disciples to “watch and pray.” Jesus was teaching His faithful about faith in Him, and the life of prayer, which flows from such faith.

    Intro Jesus told His disciples a parable that they should always pray and not lose heart. Jesus was training and preparing them for when they would no longer see Him walk the earth but would, instead, have to “watch and pray.” Jesus was teaching His faithful about faith in Him, and ...read more

  • Always Pray & Do Not Lose Heart Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Nov 4, 2007
     | 2,677 views

    This parable is a teaching from God himself to Always Pray and Do Not Lose Heart. We can see this in the: 1) Exhortation to Pray 2) Example of Prayer and 3) Encouragement for Prayer

    There are certain things that you expect in turning up for worship, and others you do not. Everything turned upside down for the membership of Grace Church in San Diego California. Their Church building was totally destroyed by the fires. No doubt you have heard of the trauma of the massive fires ...read more

  • Be Persistent

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Oct 15, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,047 views

    God never gets tired of hearing our prayers regardless of how many times we pray for the same thing.

    Text: “Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up” (Luke 18:1). Have you ever felt like giving up because you thought something was too difficult for you to learn or do? Maybe the therapy you were going through caused you pain ...read more

  • Sigue Orando Series

    Contributed by Wilbur Madera Rivas on Sep 13, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,761 views

    Sigue orando porque el buen Padre te está escuchando

    Intro: En los primeros meses después del nacimiento de mi hijo Josué, nos dimos cuenta de que sus ojitos amanecían prácticamente pegados porque secretaba lagañas abundantes. De hecho, a veces ni podía abrir los ojos porque las lagañas se habían secado formando un adhesivo poderoso entre párpado y ...read more

  • The Unjust Judge Series

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Aug 10, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,173 views

    This parable is about persistence in praying but not about praying the same prayer persistently to get what we want. It is about sticking with prayer and with God no matter what!

    The Parables of Jesus The Unjust Judge Luke 18:1-8 August 9, 2009 Here we have another parable with a theme of prayer. Like the parable of the BFF @ midnight, this parable is NOT praying the persistently the same prayer badgering God to get what we desire. In fact, NO WHERE in scripture is ...read more

  • A Desperate Widow: A Parable About A Responsive God."

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Oct 24, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,209 views

    Jesus gathers his disciples for a teaching on prayer....to pray and not grow faint. He uses a persistent widow, a shadey character, a dishonest judge to make a point about the goodness of God. The message is not about the "way to have peace with God" bu

    In Jesus Holy Name October 21, 2007 Text: Luke 18:1-8 Redeemer “A Desperate Widow: A Parable About A Responsive God” During the past Sundays our Sunday morning Gospel lessons have been moving us through the Gospel of Luke. In Luke 14 Jesus told his disciples about the “cost ...read more

  • "Wearing Out The Judge" Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,896 views

    Variety in how we pray can help us to be consistent and persistent

    “Wearing Out The Judge” Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts When the subject of prayer comes up, it raises some questions. First of all, since God already knows our needs, why even pray? Obviously God doesn’t need a briefing—He doesn’t need to be ...read more

  • Parable Of The Unjust Judge Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Apr 5, 2007
    based on 45 ratings
     | 6,413 views

    Includes info. on "Jessica’s Law", child predators, lenient judges, and some powerful spiritual lessons Jesus taught about His Father and about prayer. Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Template.

    Parable of the Unjust Judge Luke 18:1-8 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/UnjustJudge.html Bad judges have highlighted the news more than ever the last few months as investigations into rulings doled out to child predators have revealed so many judges exercising extreme lenience that is not ...read more

  • Persist In Prayer

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Oct 15, 2005
    based on 37 ratings
     | 2,282 views

    A message from Luke 18:1-8. The parable of the persistent widow and evil judge.

    Luke 18:1 (NLT) One day Jesus told his disciples a story to illustrate their need for constant prayer and to show them that they must never give up. 2 Needs • Prayer – Our direct link to God • Persistence – A “won’t quit” state of mind Luke 18:2-3 (NLT) "There was a judge in a ...read more

  • God Uses Cracked Pots Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Aug 11, 2010
    based on 37 ratings
     | 88,948 views

    Like the clay jars that Gideon and his soldiers broke, there a tremendous value in being broken. We throw things away when they’re broken, but God cherishes and uses broken people. So, broken down, cracked pots, rejoice because God uses cracked pots so th

    INTRODUCTION The title of my teaching series from 2 Corinthians is “Hope for Cracked Pots.” Today, we’re going to look at 2 Corinthians 4:6-7 which is the passage for which I named the entire series. Today we’re going to talk about “God uses Cracked ...read more

  • P.u.s.h.--Pray Until Something Happens! Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Apr 1, 2003
    based on 928 ratings
     | 261,441 views

    In this parable, we learn the value of positive, persistent prayer and the need for prayer in our lives.

    P.U.S.H. – Pray Until Something Happens! Luke 18:1-8 By Dr. David O. Dykes INTRODUCTION A young man went into a drugstore to buy 3 boxes of chocolate: small, medium, and large. When the pharmacist asked him about the three boxes, he said, “Well, I’m going over to a new girlfriend’s house ...read more

  • "Prayer Is "Heightened Awareness” Of God's Constant Presence.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Oct 12, 2001
    based on 154 ratings
     | 8,544 views

    Year C. Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost Luke 18: 1-8 October 21, 2001 Heavenly Father empower each of us, to learn the discipline, of consistently turning our attention to You and your eternal dimension and outlook. Amen.

    Year C. Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost Luke 18: 1-8 October 21, 2001 Heavenly Father empower each of us, to learn the discipline, of consistently turning our attention to You and your eternal dimension and outlook. Amen. Title: “Prayer is “heightened awareness” of God’s constant ...read more