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Jesus’ parable on persistent prayer

Jesus told the parable of the widow and the unjust judge to show how we need to keep on and on, praying and believing in God. Once upon a town there lived a judge who gave God no respect and did not care for people. Once upon that same town lived a widow who kept on and on, coming to the judge to make things right between her and an enemy. At first, the judge did nothing to help, but when the woman kept on coming he thought about it again and said, “Even though I don’t fear God or care about people, maybe I’d better give this person what’s right and just – just to get her to stop pestering me!” And Jesus went on to say: Listen! God will always give what’s right to people who cry to Him day and night! So, no, God won’t be too slow. I tell you, God hurries to help you who believe and yet…. When the Son of Man comes again, will He find faith on the earth? Thought: That last verse has seemed to me to be the most chilling in the Bible: “When the Son of Man comes, w