Persistent prayer by Violet Nesdoly (reprinted from June 22, 2011) “The Shunamite Woman” by Harold Copping TODAY’S SPECIAL: 2 Kings 4:18-37 TO CHEW ON: “He went in therefore, shut the door behind the two of them and prayed to the Lord.” 2 Kings 4:33 When the Shunamite woman’s son died so suddenly and unexpectedly, she… Continue reading PERSISTENT PRAYER


The Persistent Widow by Judith Lawrence (reprinted with permission August 2010) This month’s meditation is on the 15th parable of Jesus unique to the Gospel of St. Luke. It is the Parable of the Persistent Widow, and is found in Luke 18 verses 1 – 8 (NLT). Jesus takes every opportunity afforded to him to… Continue reading THE PERSISTENT WIDOW


The “but” of Constant Prayer by Violet Nesdoly (reprinted with permission October 23, 2010) TODAY’S SPECIAL: Acts 12:1-19 TO CHEW ON: “Peter was therefore kept in prison, but constant prayer was offered to God for him by the church.” Acts 12:5 I love how the little word “but” in the middle of the sentence of… Continue reading THE “BUT” OF CONSTANT PRAYER


Persistence by Rose McCormick Brandon “So I say to you, Ask and keep on asking and it shall be given you; seek and keep on seeking and you shall find; knock and keep on knocking and the door shall be opened to you. For everyone who asks and keeps on asking receives; and he who… Continue reading PERSISTENCE