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Luke 18:1

Luke 18:1

So much of the Lord's teachings were demonstrated through stories and parables but familiarity with the text and a less than perfect translation has often reduced the urgency of a message or conceals the significant truth that lies within.

In his gospel, Luke was seeking to convey the absolute necessity and the imperative demand for men to pray at all times; to remain in constant communion with the Lord and not to lose hope or to read more...

Luke 18:7

Luke 18:7

Christ uses the parable of the widow woman and the unjust judge to encourage us to be continually in prayer.. to pray without ceasing - to remain in constant communion with the Lord, as we petition Him for the blessings we need from His gracious hand - especially when those blessings seem to be delayed.

But this is not a teaching that describes a God as a worldly judge Who is reluctant to bestow His blessings, but rather a read more...

Luke 18:41

Luke 18:41

Imagine receiving a letter from the apostle Paul. He had been chosen as God's apostle to the gentiles and had been entrusted with the mysteries of Christ and the Church, which had been kept hidden for ages and generation.

What I joy it must have been to have been a member of the Ephesian congregation, and to read: I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love towards all the saints. What a thrill it would read more...