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Persevering in Prayer

The Widow Read Luke 18:1-8 and Jeremiah 9:23-24. Questions for discussion 1.            If you really want something from your parents, what do you do? 2.            What did the widow do? 3.            What was she asking for? 4.            Why did the judge grant her request? 5.            Is it okay with God if we ask for the same thing over and over again? 6.            Do you think God would answer any prayer just because you asked over and over? 7.            What kind of prayers do you think God likes to answer? Key concepts Usually when children really want something from their parents, they keep asking and asking over and over again. Similarly, in this story, a widow went to see a judge every day, asking him to grant her justice against someone who had treated her unfairly. The judge did not fear God, nor care for men, yet he granted the widow’s request because he did not want her coming back day after day. God does care for His people and He will bring about justice for those who ask. God delights in kindness, justice and righteousness. This lesson is from:

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