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He told them a parable on the necessity of praying always and not losing heart
Scripture

Luke 18:1
Luke 18:1-8 or (Matthew 10:1-9)

Sermon Topic

Prayer,

One of the things that was uppermost in the Apostle Paul’s mind during his early ministry was the idea of praying without ceasing. In First Thessalonians, the New Testament book that takes us closest to Jesus chronologically, Paul writes, “Rejoice always, never cease praying, render constant thanks; such is God’s Will for you in Jesus Christ” (1 Thes. 5:16-18).

What did Paul mean when he wrote, “never cease praying”? He cannot have meant, literally, that you are to spend all of your time praying, in a formal sense. It seems obvious, first of all, that Paul’s instruction is based on the assumption that you already are engaged in regular, formal prayer; that you set aside a certain time (or…

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