The Persistent Widow

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Troy Hatfield

The widow in Jesus' parable challenges us to interrogate our approaches to prayer. As we listen to her, we are encouraged to join God's people throughout history who have sought God day and night, confident in the goodness and justness of the One to whom we pray. 

Luke 18:2-5

Questions to consider—

Backward [Roots]: What personal stories, Biblical narratives, or church traditions are being drawn to my mind in this Gathering?

Inward: [Wholeness]: How might the Holy Spirit be encouraging transformation in me?

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