First Reading – Exodus 17:8-13
The Israelites gain a victory over their enemies through the power of God which comes to them as a result of the prayer of Moses.
Second Reading – 2 Timothy 3:14-4:2
Paul instructs Timothy to abide in the sound doctrine which he has been taught since childhood, and to be zealous in preaching the message of Jesus.
Gospel Reading – Luke 18:1-8
Jesus exhorts his disciples to pray continually and never to grow discouraged.