Meditation on Luke 18:1-8


FullSizeRender Pray Always, Paper Cutout, Phillip Schwartz

Jesus told the disciples a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart. He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor had respect for people. In that city there was a widow who kept coming to him and saying, ‘Grant me justice against my opponent.’ For a while he refused; but later he said to himself, ‘Though I have no fear of God and no respect for anyone, yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will grant her justice, so that she may not wear me out by continually coming.’” And the Lord said, “Listen to what the unjust judge says. And will not God grant justice to his chosen ones who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long in helping them? I tell you, he will quickly grant…

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  1. Cut out is an excellent likeness of you. Really liked the whole image. Yes! Praying always is the only way to not lose heart, especially when “everything” looks hopeless. I have often been reminded of Job’s words when his wife said to him, “Curse God and die!” because his suffering was so great. He said, “Though he slay me, yet will I praise him.” There was a time in my life when those words kept me from totally losing hope. Somehow it put a positive spin on even dying when the going gets tough. E+ The Rev. Eileen Weglarz, Vicar Christ Church Episcopal 431 Union Street Hudson, NY 12534 Church: 518-828-1329 Rectory: 518-828-2039 Email:

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