shall God not avenge his own elect which cry out day and night unto him, though
he bear long with them? I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless,
when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth” (Luke 18:7-8; KJV)?
verse is talking about persistent faith in prayer. A lot of people are
persistent in faith for the first week or month or so but if they have to wait
too long for their answer they give up. So, what is faith filled, persistent
prayer? “And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall
find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you” (Luke 11:9). This verse implies persistent
prayer but that must be done in faith. In other words, we don’t just ask the
same thing day after day but we ask once in faith and then stand upon God’s
promises, praising and thanking him for the answer until it appears in the
tangible, natural realm.
how long do you have to stay in faith for something you are believing for? The
answer is to stay in faith and keep waiting on God until you receive, no matter
whether it is a week, a month or a year; or more. “Cast not away therefore your
confidence, which hath great recompence of reward. For ye have need of patience,
that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise" (Heb
10:35-36). We always need to remember that: “faith and patience inherit the
promises” (Heb 6:12). Promises, prayer, persistence, praise and patience, the P
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