Brewed Thoughts

Brewed Thoughts – Luke 11:1-13

The Lord’s Prayer

11 Now Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.” And he said to them, “When you pray, say:

“Father, hallowed be your name.
Your kingdom come.
Give us each day our daily bread,
and forgive us our sins,
    for we ourselves forgive everyone who is indebted to us.
And lead us not into temptation.”

And he said to them, “Which of you who has a friend will go to him at midnight and say to him, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves, for a friend of mine has arrived on a journey, and I have nothing to set before him’; and he will answer from within, ‘Do not bother me; the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed. I cannot get up and give you anything’? I tell you, though he will not get up and give him anything because he is his friend, yet because of his impudence he will rise and give him whatever he needs. And I tell you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. 10 For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. 11 What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will instead of a fish give him a serpent; 12 or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion? 13 If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”

4 thoughts on “Brewed Thoughts – Luke 11:1-13

  1. I love the Lord’s Prayer. One of the things I’ve found interesting in switching church allegiances from Lutheran to Methodist is that they have slight variations on the Lord’s Prayer. It’s not a big deal but definitely different. I still pause at the end in my now Methodist Church services because they say “Forever, Amen” whereas growing up Lutheran we always said “Forever AND EVER, Amen”. Not sure why it’s different.

    Thanks!
    Reid

  2. And we say “trespassers” instead of “everyone who is indebted to us” but the message is the same. We owe each other the same forgiveness God gives us.

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