In the beginning of the chapter Jesus told a parable to show that faith in prayer is exemplified by praying “night and day” and not losing heart. If we believe God hears and will answer, we will be engaged in prayer and we won’t give up.
Then Jesus told a parable in verses 9-14 to hopefully help the listeners get rid of their self righteous arrogant attitudes. The Lord can deal with the sinner who has a repentant heart; He can’t accept the one who looks to any of their own works for their righteousness.
Read through the Bible with us in 2012! The reading plan can be downloaded below; we are reading in chronological order. Check back often to read the blog posts on the Bible readings and discuss things in the "comments" section.
2012 Bible Plan