Pray without Losing Heart
25 July 2021 AM – Luke 17:20-18:8 – Parables21 – Scott Childs
Introduction: During World War II, when the bombing was so intense on the City of London, a sign appeared in front of one of the churches in London that read, “If your knees knock together, kneel on them!” That is practically a restatement of what our Lord has said, “Men ought always to pray, and not to faint.” J.V. McGee on Luke 18
We live in troubled times. COVID is troubling. World and national politics are troubling. Families are troubled. Marriages are troubled. We have personal burdens. Instead of worrying, God wants us to be praying without losing heart. How can we keep praying and not lose heart?
Transition: As we study this parable, there are three things that we must carefully note in order to learn to pray without losing heart.
First, we must note …