Jesus spoke a parable
unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and
In coming to God
we need have no fear that He is too busy with other
matters of greater importance, or that He is weary of
our coming to Him repeatedly with things of small
importance. It was to assure us against this very thing
that our Lord spoke the parable of the importunate widow, who
was heard and answered on account of her importunity. In so
doing we evince both the earnestness of our desires and
our faith that our prayers will be answered, if we faint
not from lack of faith or zeal when the answer is
delayed, as often it must necessarily be, since time is
an important element in all Godís
passages: Luke 2:37; 11:5-13; 21: 36; Matt. 15:27,28;
21:22; John 15:7; 16:23; Rom.12:12; Isa. 62:6,7; Psa.
118:5; 2.Cor. 12:8,9; 1.Thee. 5:17; Heb.
4:16; 1.John 5:14; 3:22; Jas.1:5,6; Jer.