This text includes the statement, “you should follow in His steps.” The context is we should suffer as Jesus suffered. We know how He responded when mistreated, how should we respond?
Some of the parables of Jesus are difficult to understand, like this one, the parable of the persistent widow. Through her example, the Lord teaches us not only to pray, but not to give up on prayer.
As we begin the new year, we are considering the theme of “Better in our Families.” This great passage is a wonderful place to start thinking of how we can be better in our relationships at home.