July 24 Gathering: Scorpions, Snakes, and a Prayer


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“Which father among you would give a snake to your child if the child asked for a fish? If a child asked for an egg, what father would give the child a scorpion? If you 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?”

Our summer lectionary series continues this Sunday with a look at Luke 11:1-13, which is Luke’s rendition of what we commonly call the “Lord’s Prayer,” also found in Matthew 6:9-13.

Why does Luke’s version of this prayer differ from Matthew’s, where it appears in the midst of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount? Is it the same prayer taught in a different context? Or is Luke’s agenda different? Why does it matter? And what’s all this about snakes and scorpions?

Join us this Sunday, July 24, at the Marietta Brewing Company as we discuss all this and more!

Happy Half-Hour: 6:30pm

Conversation Begins: 7:00pm

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