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.