The Parable of the Unjust Judge

(Lk. 18:1-8)

1 He also spoke a parable to them that they must always pray, and not give up, 2 saying,

“There was a judge in a certain city who didn’t fear God, and didn’t respect man.

3 A widow was in that city, and she often came to him, saying,

‘Defend me from my adversary!’

4 He wouldn’t for a while, but afterward he said to himself,

‘Though I neither fear God, nor respect man, 5 yet because this widow bothers me, I will defend her, or else she will wear me out by her continual coming.’”

6 The Lord said,

“Listen to what the unrighteous judge says.

7 Won’t God avenge his chosen ones who are crying out to him day and night, and yet he exercises patience with them?

8 I tell you that he will avenge them quickly. Nevertheless, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on the earth?”

(Luke 18:1-8)

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