Mark 7:24-30; Luke 11:1-13; Luke 18:1-8
Matthew 15:21–23 (NKJV)
21 Then Jesus went out from there and departed to the region of Tyre and Sidon.
22 And behold, a woman of Canaan came from that region and cried out to Him, saying, “Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David! My daughter is severely demon-possessed.”
23 But He answered her not a word….
I A needy mother
II The Lord’s dealing with her
III Faith presses on
IV Lessons about persevering prayer
Luke 11:9 (NKJV)
9 “So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
Luke 18:6–8 (NKJV)
6 Then the Lord said, “Hear what the unjust judge said.
7 And shall God not avenge His own elect who cry out day and night to Him, though He bears long with them?
8 I tell you that He will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless, when the Son of Man comes, will He really find faith on the earth?”
Colossians 4:2 (NKJV)
2 Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving;