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Importunity in Prayer–From Two Biblical Stories

  Generally speaking importune prayer is persistent prayer and demanding prayer. Read these two biblical stories and then please check out my brief findings.   The healing of a Canaanite woman’s daughter—Matthew 15:21-28   Then Jesus went out from there and … Continue reading

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What is Importune Prayer? 6 Answers

  True prayer is prayer with importunity.  The word “importunity” is a King James word used in Luke 11:8.  It is translated now in most other versions as “persistence,” however I think importunity is really a fuller and better word.  Well, here in five points, is … Continue reading

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8 Teachings of Jesus on Prayer — Teaching #3

Jesus taught that prayer must be with expectation—expecting the best from God (from Matthew 7:7-11; Luke 11:8-13; Luke 18:6-8).  When you read these passages you will see that the emphasis of Jesus’ teaching on prayer is not entirely on the … Continue reading

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8 Teachings of Jesus on Prayer – Teaching #2

    Jesus taught that prayer must be with persistence—not losing heart (from Matthew 7:7-8, Luke 11:5-10, and Luke 18:1-8)   Jesus taught this lesson of persistence in prayer from two different stories, on two different occasions.  One of His … Continue reading

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