Re: Matt. 6:3//Lk. 11:3 Another Lord's Prayer Question!

From: Jeffrey Gibson (
Date: Sun Feb 15 1998 - 15:42:18 EST

On Sat, 14 Feb 1998, Edgar M. Krentz wrote:

> I am a little less persuaded that Edward--the reference to manna in the
> exodus fits, but the conclusion drawn does not. Since the manna was
> gathered in the evening for the meal[s] that would come after daybreak the
> next day, it strikes me that it refers to the day that is coming. I realize
> that one might respond one should calculate according to the Jewish day;
> but then it is the day that is coming, as one gathers just before Shabbat
> begins, for examaple. Thus I would take EPIOUSIOS as bread for the [coming
> or beginning] day, and would see a future aspect to it.
> But then, unlike Jeffrey, I do still find a great deal of eschatological
> stress in the LP. But that's another topic--and one already well ventilated
> on this list.


At the risk of more ventilation, I'd be grateful to know just what
*you* mean by "eschatological stress" and how the LP shows this.



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