Recent Posts

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Featured Posts

Moment of Clarity

Discovering What It Means To Find Life In Jesus

Never Give Up

 

 

 

 

Date: October 20, 2019 

 

Have you ever felt like giving up? Throwing in the towel? Leaving the ministry or quitting the faith? In telling the parable of the persistent widow from Luke’s gospel Jesus acknowledges that quitting the journey is a real possibility. This week Jesus encourages us "always to pray and not give up." He tells a story about a persistent widow who importuned a corrupt judge. The judge’s status, his power, the pomp and ceremony of his lofty position – all have made him into a man who is unworthy of his calling. Yet the widow, who feels wronged and aggrieved, persists in her appeal to this judge. Eventually he relents.

 

She never gave up despite the many injustices she experienced at the hands of the judge who "neither feared God nor cared about men".

 

There's no mysterious meaning here. The parable is straightforward. Despite our feelings of fighting a losing battle, of supporting a losing cause, don't give up. Keep praying.

 

Listen Here:

Subscribe: iTunes | RSS | Stitcher

 

 

 

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Latest Posts
Please reload

Archive
Follow Us

What did you think of this message? Go ahead and leave a comment below to let us know!

Copyright © 2017 | Heritage United Church

Sunday Worship at  10:00 am, 7046 11th Concession Rd, Markham L6B 1A8. [Map] [Virtual Walk Through]

Stay in the Loop. Subscribe to Our Newsletter.

Website  Design by Karla Cadeau