If we were content to ask God only once for something then we would have stopped praying for peace in Jerusalem a long, long time ago because after many centuries Jerusalem is still in need of peace. Does God want us to continue to “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem”, Psalm 122:6, or are we never to ask again? I know that God does not will the death of anyone to go to an eternal hell so I boldly come to God in prayer to ask God to save my family, my husband, my wife, my children, my friend and if God doesn’t answer the prayer in a reasonable time should I keep praying? George Muller prayed daily – and often – for 60 years for the conversion of a friend. The Lord Jesus Christ gave us three parables to teach persistence and continuous prayer. The man who asked for 3 loaves of bread from his friend at midnight received as many as he needed “because of his importunity” – or persistence as the word literally means in Luke 11:8.
Then there is the widow in Luke 18:7 who was pleading for justice against her adversary and was not getting a hearing from the judge but because she kept bothering the judge she gets justice and the Bible says “Will not God bring about justice for His chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night?”
Then there is the woman who had a daughter who was suffering terribly from demon – possession and the disciples came to Jesus and said “send her away” for she keeps crying after us.” Then the woman came and knelt before Jesus and asked “Lord, help me!” Then Jesus answered, “Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted.”And her daughter was healed that very hour .
Matthew 15:28 In Gethsemane in Matthew 26:43 & 44 “When Jesus came back, He again found them sleeping, because their eyes were heavy. So he left them and went away once
more and prayed the third time, saying the same thing.”
Jesus himself is saying the same thing, repeating the prayer and asking again. God answers consistent, persistent prayer and He will do it for Israel too in answer to your prayer for the “Peace of Jerusalem.” Jerusalem And The Most Amazing Thing About Continuous Prayer! Many Christians and much of the church is still blind as to why Israel is and where She is heading. Much of Israel herself is unable to recognise who they are in the sight and purpose of almighty God. And much less the world, who treats Israel just as another nation, sometimes less than one of the other nations.
Zechariah 8:23 “This is what the Lord Almighty says: “In those days ten men from all languages and nations will take firm hold
of one Jew and the hem of His robe and say, “Let us go with you, because we have heard that God is with you.”