Then the Lord said, hear what the unjust judge said; "He said within himself, 'Though I do not fear God nor regard man, yet because this widow troubles me I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.'" Luke 18:4-5.
He said, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.
You ought to pray for yourself and anything, whether it’s to get justice for yourself from your adversary - pray persistently, do not lose heart. Jesus said, "Most assuredly, I say to you, whatever you ask the Father in My name He will give you. Until now you have asked nothing in My name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full." John 16:23-24.
Then the Lord said, "shall God not avenge His own elect who cry out day and night to Him, though He bears long with them? I tell you that He will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless, when the Son of Man comes, will He really find faith on the earth?" Luke 18:6-8.
God bears long with us, but will not for long keep putting us off, but will give justice to his chosen people who cry out to him day and night.
What’s again is faith here? It is praying in a persistent manner and consistently making your requests known, never giving up, but you keep praying until you obtain. That’s the kind of faith he wants to see in you.
You remember the blind Bartimaeus? When he heard that it was Jesus, he began to cry out even louder, and said, "Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!" People warned him to be quiet; but he cried out all the more, "Son of David, have mercy on me!" So Jesus stood and called the blind man saying, ""What do you want Me to do for you?" He said, "Lord, that I may receive my sight." Then Jesus said to him, "Receive your sight; your faith has made you well." And immediately he received his sight, and followed Him, glorifying God. And all the people, when they saw it, gave praise to God." Luke 18:41-43.
When you pray, don’t assume you’ve been heard until you’ve received. How do you know He’s heard you? When you have received, and therefore keep praying until you obtain. Don’t allow any form of distraction or hindrance to get on the way.
God bless you,
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