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The persistent widow

A modern day adaptation of the parable of the persistent widow.
Luke 18:1-8

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Slide 1

Jesus told this parable to show His disciples they should keep praying and never give up. – Slide 1

Slide 2

‘I’ve reached a decision,’ said the judge. ‘The family in question is to hand over all over all the property to the bank and pay the rest of the loan in weekly installments for the next 20 years. Next case.’ – Slide 2

Slide 3

‘Sir, have pity on a poor broken family,’ they pleaded. – Slide 3

Slide 4

‘Huh,’ the Judge muttered. ‘Next case!’ – Slide 4

Slide 5

The judge drove home thinking about his ruling. ‘Take pity on a poor broken family blah blah blah,’ he jeered. ‘Huh! – Slide 5

Slide 6

He arrived home, got out of his car … – Slide 6

Slide 7

… and began walking to his house. – Slide 7

Slide 8

He was startled to find an elderly widow waiting for him. – Slide 8

Slide 9

‘Hello judge, we’re neighbours,’ she said. – Slide 9

Slide 10

The judge slammed his door in her face. – Slide 10

Slide 11

He settled down to watch television but was interrupted by a knock on the door. – Slide 11

Slide 12

He slowly opened the door. – Slide 12

Slide 13

‘Judge I need you to defend me. The landlord is kicking me out. He wants more rent.’ The judge slammed the door in her face. – Slide 13

Slide 14

The next day the judge visited his local café and ordered a black coffee. – Slide 14

Slide 15

Suddenly he heard the sound of the widow’s voice calling across to him. ‘Hey judge …’ He quickly left and went home. – Slide 15

Slide 16

That night as he lay asleep in bed he heard her voice again. shouting under his bedroom window. – Slide 16

Slide 17

‘Hey judge… judge … judge judge … judge!’ – Slide 17

Slide 18

Unable to sleep because of persistent calling, the judge opened his bedroom window and shouted, ‘Hey OK. I’ll take the case. Just get out!’ – Slide 18

Slide 19

The widow smiled. Her persistence had paid off. – Slide 19

Slide 20

And Jesus said, ‘So if that’s what the uncaring judge did, then how much more will God get justice for His chosen ones who cry out to Him day and night.’ – Slide 20

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PowerPoint
A modern day adaptation of the parable of the persistent widow. (Luke 18:1-8) in PowerPoint 4:3 standard ratio4:3 ratio
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A modern day adaptation of the parable of the persistent widow. (Luke 18:1-8) in PDF 4:3 standard ratio4:3 ratio
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A modern day adaptation of the parable of the persistent widow. (Luke 18:1-8) in Keynote 4:3 standard ratio4:3 ratio
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