Then Jesus used this story to teach his followers that they should always pray and never lose hope.
"In a certain town there was a judge who did not respect God or care about people.
In that same town there was a widow who kept coming to this judge, saying, 'Give me my rights against my enemy.'
For a while the judge refused to help her. But afterwards, he thought to himself, 'Even though I don't respect God or care about people,
I will see that she gets her rights. Otherwise she will continue to bother me until I am worn out.'"
The Lord said, "Listen to what the unfair judge said.