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Persistent Widow

Luke 18:1-8
The parable Jesus told about a widow who persisted in trying to get justice from an unjust judge.
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Luke 8:2 Judge sitting by city gate hearing a case brought to him. He does not fear God, stand up for justice, or care what people think. Some judges took bribes. – Slide 1
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A widow, who has been unfairly treated by someone after her husband died, asks the judge to help her. – Slide 2
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Luke 8:4 The judge doesn’t care about the widow or that she is being treated unfairly and refuses to listen. – Slide 3
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But the widow will not give up that easily and the next time the judge is by the city gate ... she is back. – Slide 4
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Again the judge has no time for her or seeing that she is treated fairly. – Slide 5
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And he sends her away. – Slide 6
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But the widow refuses to give up. And the next time the judge is working she is back to pester him for justice. – Slide 7
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She tries to explain how unfairly she has been treated. – Slide 8
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But the judge has no time for the poor widow. – Slide 9
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The widow refuses to give up and the next time the judge is sitting ... she is back again. – Slide 10
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She keeps pestering him ... and the judge becomes afraid she will attack him. – Slide 11
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Luke 18:5 The judge realises he will not get any peace until he listens to her and acts. – Slide 12
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She tells him how a person has treated her unfairly. – Slide 13
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And the Judge agrees to sort out the problem so that she gets justice. – Slide 14
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The widow celebrates that her pestering has brought her a fair hearing. – Slide 15
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