And he spoke a parable to them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;…
I. GOD HAS AN ELECT PEOPLE IN THE WORLD, WHO ARE A PRAYING PEOPLE. This character of a praying people is confined to them.
II. "GOD WILT AVENGE HIS OWN ELECT, WHO CRY DAY AND NIGHT UNTO HIM." Though men see not, He is in the world; though men see Him not, He is not far from any one of us; though men see not His work, He is carrying it on; He has been building up His Church, and establishing its progress.
III. THE STRIKING REBUKE WHICH CHRIST UTTERS: "When the Son of man cometh, shall He find faith upon the earth? " What a thought; how we ought to humble ourselves!
Parallel VersesKJV: And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;