Luke 18:1-8

And he told them a parable to the effect

that they ought always to pray and not

lose heart. He said, “In a certain city there was

a judge who neither feared God nor respected

man. And there was a widow in that city

who kept coming to him and saying, ‘Give

me justice against my adversary.’ For a while

he refused, but afterward he said to himself,

‘Though I neither fear God nor respect man,

yet because this widow keeps bothering me,

I will give her justice, so that she will not beat

me down by her continual coming.'” And the

LORD said, “Hear what the unrighteous judge

says. And will not God give justice to his

elect, who cry to him day and night? Will he

delay long over them? I tell you, he will give

justice to them speedily. Nevertheless, when

the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on