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.”
Lu 5:33) 5
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.
Lu 18:1) 10
For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.
What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will instead of a fish give him a serpent;
or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion?
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!”
Ge 6:5; Ge 8:21; Mt 12:34; Joh 4:10; Ac 2:38) 14
Now he was casting out a demon that was mute. When the demon had gone out, the mute man spoke, and the people marveled.
Mt 9:32; Mt 12:22) 15
But some of them said, “He casts out demons by Beelzebul, the prince of demons,”
Mt 10:25) 16
while others, to test him, kept seeking from him a sign from heaven.
Joh 8:6) 17
But he, knowing their thoughts, said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself is laid waste, and a divided household falls.
Mt 9:4; Mt 12:25; Mr 3:23) 18
And if Satan also is divided against himself, how will his kingdom stand? For you say that I cast out demons by Beelzebul.
And if I cast out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your sons cast them out? Therefore they will be your judges.
2Ki 2:7; Ac 19:13) 21
When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own palace, his goods are safe;
“When the unclean spirit has gone out of a person, it passes through waterless places seeking rest, and finding none it says, ‘I will return to my house from which I came.’
Ps 63:1; Jer 2:6; Mt 12:43) 25
And when it comes, it finds the house swept and put in order.
Then it goes and brings seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they enter and dwell there. And the last state of that person is worse than the first.”
Joh 5:14; 2Pe 2:20) 27
As he said these things, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to him, “Blessed is the womb that bore you, and the breasts at which you nursed!”
2Ch 9:7; Lu 1:48; Lu 12:13) 30
For as Jonah became a sign to the people of Nineveh, so will the Son of Man be to this generation.
Jon 1:17) 31
The queen of the South will rise up at the judgment with the men of this generation and condemn them, for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and behold, something greater than Solomon is here.
1Ki 10:1; 2Ch 9:1; Jer 3:11; Eze 16:51; Mt 12:6; Ro 2:27; Heb 11:7) 32
The men of Nineveh will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and behold, something greater than Jonah is here.
Jon 1:2; Jon 3:5; Lu 11:31) 33
“No one after lighting a lamp puts it in a cellar or under a basket, but on a stand, so that those who enter may see the light.
Mt 5:15; Mr 4:21; Lu 8:16) 34
Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is full of light, but when it is bad, your body is full of darkness.
De 15:9; Mt 6:22) 35
Therefore be careful lest the light in you be darkness.
Lu 11:34) 36
If then your whole body is full of light, having no part dark, it will be wholly bright, as when a lamp with its rays gives you light.”
Mt 5:16) 37
While Jesus was speaking, a Pharisee asked him to dine with him, so he went in and reclined at table.
Lu 7:36; Lu 14:1) 38
The Pharisee was astonished to see that he did not first wash before dinner.
Mt 15:2; Mr 7:3) 39
And the Lord said to him, “Now you Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the dish, but inside you are full of greed and wickedness.
Mt 23:25; Lu 16:14; Lu 20:47) 44
Woe to you! For you are like unmarked graves, and people walk over them without knowing it.”
Mt 23:27) 46
And he said, “Woe to you lawyers also! For you load people with burdens hard to bear, and you yourselves do not touch the burdens with one of your fingers.
Mt 11:28; Mt 23:4; Lu 11:45; Lu 11:52; Ac 15:10) 47
Woe to you! For you build the tombs of the prophets whom your fathers killed.
Mt 23:29) 48
So you are witnesses and you consent to the deeds of your fathers, for they killed them, and you build their tombs.
Mt 23:31; Ac 7:51; Ro 1:32) 53
As he went away from there, the scribes and the Pharisees began to press him hard and to provoke him to speak about many things,