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  • Persist In Prayer

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Oct 15, 2005
    based on 37 ratings
     | 2,474 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

  • "Wearing Out The Judge" Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,019 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

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

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Oct 12, 2001
    based on 154 ratings
     | 8,816 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

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

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Oct 24, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,366 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

  • Always Pray & Do Not Lose Heart Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Nov 4, 2007
     | 2,968 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

  • Parable Of The Unjust Judge Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Apr 5, 2007
    based on 45 ratings
     | 6,788 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

  • Two Prayerables Series

    Contributed by Timothy Archer on Apr 20, 2004
    based on 60 ratings
     | 3,103 views

    Speaking in the context of His second coming, Jesus tells two parables about prayer.

    Two Prayerables Luke 18:1-14 Introduction: We continue with our study of the Gospel of Luke. We’re going to look today at the first part of Chapter 18. If you’ll notice, you’ll see that, for now, we’re skipping the last part of chapter 17. This material concerns some prophecies that Jesus made ...read more

  • La Oración Series

    Contributed by Timothy Archer on Apr 20, 2004
    based on 77 ratings
     | 6,021 views

    En el contexto de Su segunda venida, Jesús nos enseña sobre la oración

    La Oración Lucas 18:1-14 Introducción: Continuamos nuestro estudio del Evangelio de Lucas. Hoy vamos a examinar la primera parte del capítulo 18. Por ahora, no estudiaremos la segunda parte del 17. Ese material contiene profecías que hizo Jesús acerca del futuro, acerca de la caída de Jerusalén ...read more

  • The Persistent Widow Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Jun 2, 2008
    based on 30 ratings
     | 39,559 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
     | 834 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

  • "God Is Not Our Cosmic Bell Hop"

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Oct 16, 2010
     | 2,295 views

    A sermon dealing with "the persistent widow", and thus our "requests" (as noted by C.S. Lewis and quoted by Dallas Willard in Divine Conspiracy. Jesus uses "contrast" to teach us about God's character and desire to answer our prayers and change our "worl

  • Persistence Always Pays Off Afterwhile Series

    Contributed by Spencer Miller on May 26, 2013
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,201 views

    When we pray persistently to the Lord it does not mean we are lacking in faith or doubting that He would ever answer us because we are doing what we are called to do.

    Introduction Michael Jordan is probably the greatest basketball player in the history of the game, and at one time he was asked about the so-called secret of his success. And Mr. Jordan answered by saying; “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, ...read more

  • The Widow's Might

    Contributed by Maurice Lamb on Aug 23, 2002
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,645 views

    To encourage believers and to challenge unbelievers

  • Sigue Orando Series

    Contributed by Wilbur Madera Rivas on Sep 13, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,906 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

  • Be Persistent

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Oct 15, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,572 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