Luke 11 ©
Christ teacheth to pray, assuring that God will give all good things to them that ask him: he casteth out a devil, and reproveth the blasphemy of the Pharisees, who ascribed the miracle to the power of Beelzebub: he sheweth who are the truly blessed; and the inexcusableness of not believing his gospel: he reprehendeth the outward shew of holiness in the Pharisees, and pronounceth woes against them and the scribes and lawyers.
And he said unto them, When ye pray, dsay, eOur Father *which art in heaven, fHallowed be thy name. gThy kingdom come. hThy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth.
jAnd forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. kAnd lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.
And he said unto them, lWhich of you shall have a friend, and shall go unto him at midnight, and say unto him, Friend, lend me three loaves;
For a friend of mine 2in his journey is come to me, and I have nothing to set before him?
And he from within shall answer and say, Trouble me not: the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give thee.
I say unto you, mThough he will not rise and give him, because he is his friend, yet because of his importunity he will rise and give him as many as he needeth.
nAnd I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
Or if he shall ask an egg, will he 3offer him a scorpion?
If Satan also be divided against himself, how shall his kingdom stand? because ye say that I cast out devils through Beelzebub.
mThe queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with the men of this generation, and condemn them: for she came from the utmost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and, behold, na greater than Solomon is here.
oThe men of Nineve shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for they repented at the preaching of Jonas; and, behold, a pgreater than Jonas is here.
¶Then answered one of the glawyers, and said unto him, Master, thus saying thou reproachest us also.
iWoe unto you! for ye build the sepulchres of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.
Therefore also said the lwisdom of God, mI will send them prophets and apostles, and nsome of them they shall slay and persecute: