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Bible Quiz: The Persistent Widow

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1) In Jesus' Parable of the Persistent Widow, a widow kept coming to a judge with the plea, "Grant me justice against my adversary." Why did the judge ignore her plea?

He was afraid granting her request would cause a riot.

He was afraid the Roman governor would remove him from office.

He knew her request was unjust.

He did not fear God nor care about people.

2) But the widow kept making her request to the judge. What did the judge do then?

He sent the woman to prison to silence her.

He sent her to king Herod to settle the matter.

He granted her request.

He told her never to come back again.

3) Which is one lesson of this parable?

We should settle our disputes before going to court.

We must be humble to enter the kingdom of God.

We must not judge other people harshly, or we will be judged in the same way.

We should be persistent in prayer and not give up.

4) Which is a second lesson of this parable?

The wicked will not enter the kingdom of God.

Money is the root of all evil.

In the end, God will answer our prayers.

No one comes to the Father except through Jesus.