Luke 18 - Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary on the Bible

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The parable of the importunate widow.

All God's people are praying people. Here earnest steadiness in prayer for spiritual mercies is taught. The widow's earnestness prevailed even with the unjust judge: she might fear lest it should set him more against her; but our earnest prayer is pleasing to our God. Even to the end there will still be ground for the same complaint of weakness of faith. (Lu 18:9-14)

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