And he (Jesus) told them a parable to the effect that they (His disciples) ought always to pray and not lose heart.
He (Jesus) said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man. And there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, ‘Give me justice against my adversary.’ For a while he refused, but afterward he said to himself, ‘Though I neither fear God nor respect man, yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will give her justice, so that she will not beat me down by her continual coming.’”
And the Lord said, “Hear what the unrighteous judge says. And will not God give justice to his elect (His disciples), who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long over them?
I (Jesus) tell you, he (our Father in heaven) will give justice to them (His disciples) speedily.
Nevertheless, when the Son of Man (Jesus) comes, will he find faith on earth?”