Walt Disney was fired from his first illustrator job for lack of creative ideas. Michael Jordan was cut from his junior high basketball team. Abraham Lincoln lost eight elections before he was elected president. These three and countless others learned that in life persistence is required. As far as prayer is concerned the truth remains the same. We must persist. We must persist in prayer. Sometimes for months, sometimes for years and sometimes for a lifetime the heart of the believer must be the dogged determination to keep seeking God for an answer. How can we do that? In today’s passage Jesus gives us the motivation and truth we need in order to persist in prayer. We must persist, here’s how.