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  • The Persistent Widow Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Jun 1, 2008
    based on 31 ratings

    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

  • The Persistent Widow

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Aug 30, 2002
    based on 52 ratings

    This sermon is about prayer, our frequency of prayer and how God answers prayer.

    THE PERSISTENT WIDOW Text: Luke 18:1-8 There is the story of a woman who prayed for one of her bride’s maids salvation for fifty-three years before her prayer was answered. (Kelly Douglas. If God already Knows Why Pray? Brentwood: Wolgemuth and Hyatt, Publishers, Inc., 1989, p. ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Persistent Widow Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Aug 13, 2009
    based on 15 ratings

    God’s delays are not His denials.

  • The Parable Of The Persistent Widow Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jun 20, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    The parable of the persistent widow in Luke 18:1-8 teaches us about persevering in prayer.

    Scripture I read a story when I was a student at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Chicago, IL. You will be appalled by the story I am about to relate to you. Appalled, that is, if you have any kind of social conscience. A poor black, living on Chicago’s South Side, sought to have ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Persistent Widow

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Oct 14, 2019
    based on 4 ratings

    if you want something bad enough, you need to have faith, pray and never give up

    Luke 18:1-8 Welcome once again to the Parable Parade. In Year C of the Episcopal Liturgical Calendar, we read a lot of scripture from Luke. And Luke LOVED to relate Jesus’ parables. For those of you who are tired of trying to figure out the real meaning, you will be happy to know that we are ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Persistent Widow

    Contributed by Gbemisola Olayinka on Dec 10, 2017

    Jesus in this parable is encouraging us not to give up in our time of prayer

  • Parables Of Persistent Widow, Pharisee And Publican Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Nov 22, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    The Scripture teaches with respect to widows, how God protects them, how He urges people to be kind to them, blessing those who bless them and punishing those who hurt them. Widows were often among the most vulnerable people in Jewish society, and . . .

    Samaria, Galilee Luke 18:1-14 (Luke 18:1) And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint. Jesus has just finished speaking to His disciples on the subject of the last days and telling them that He would return, and that His return would come ...read more

  • "When You Don't Have A Prayer" Series

    Contributed by Dr. Fred W. Penney on Nov 4, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    A sermon on the parable of the persistent widow and the unjust Judge

    Introduction: I was born and raised in the “holy land” - to you its Canada’s 10th province… we called “God’s country” … nowadays being exiled here in Upper Canada I refer to it as the “holy land”. It was a wonderful place to grow ...read more

  • The Persistent Widow: ‘living Life On Life’s Terms’

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Oct 2, 2019
    based on 4 ratings

    Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time - 29th Sunday, Cycle C

    The motto, ‘living life on life’s terms’ means to accept the circumstances, environment and things out of our control. The widow in that town kept going to the judge and say “render a just decision for me against my adversary.” Her adversary was either exacting money from her unjustly or she ...read more

  • And Then Some!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jul 2, 2002
    based on 194 ratings

    James Byrnes, Sec’y of State under FDR, said that the difference between successful people & average people can be summed up in 3 words, "and then some." He said, "Average people do what is expected. Successful people do what is expected, & then some."

  • The A-B-C Steps To Get Your Prayers Answered By God

    Contributed by David Gualin on Apr 4, 2001
    based on 56 ratings

    Presents an easy to remember Biblical guidelines in praying through the exegesis of the Parable of the Persistent Widow in Luke 18:1-8

    THE A-B-C STEPS TO GET YOUR PRAYERS ANSWERED BY GOD What are the top three things you have been asking God to do for you? Think about that for a moment. What are the contents of your prayers? What are the things you wish God would just answer as soon as possible? Ponder for a minute. ...read more

  • Persist In Prayer

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Oct 12, 2005
    based on 37 ratings

    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’s Faithfulness To The Persistent In Prayer

    Contributed by Tesh Njokanma on Aug 27, 2015

    If you are persistent in prayer you may not get what you want when and how you want it, but you will definitely come to this conclusion about God and that is that GOD is FAITHFUL.

    Text: Luke 18:1-8 Introduction One of the attributes of God that makes Him so unique and different from man and other gods is His faithfulness. It is this attribute that makes God boldly declare in Isaiah 44:6-8 that there is no God apart from Him. God’s faithfulness puts Him in a class ...read more

  • Being Noah And Lot Ready Series

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Sep 29, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    The Kingdom of God is here. Jesus tells us that the day of God's vindication will come. That is a reality. The real question is will we be Noah and Lot Ready? Will Jesus find faithfulness on the earth when that day comes?

    Scripture: Luke 18:1-8 (cf. verse 8) Jeremiah 31:27-34 and Psalms 121 Title: Being Noah and Lot Ready Proposition: The Kingdom of God is here, God's vindication will come - the question is will we be Noah and Lot Ready? Will Jesus find faithfulness when He returns? INTRO: ...read more

  • Justice And Quickly Series

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Jan 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    The Parable of the Persistant Widow. God does not judge like the human judge. He does what is right and quickly, there’s no back log and no need for a bribe!

    The Parable of the Persistent Widow; Luke18:1-8. Jesus taught his disciples how to pray, we have the Lords Prayer as an example of prayer. We also have in Luke’s gospel a little parable about prayer. Jesus uses the story of an un-just judge and a persistently annoying widow woman to make his ...read more