7:11 evil. The general sinfulness of humanity is assumed here, since even those who call God “Father” are said to be evil.
good things. These gifts from the Father are the things Jesus has been describing as necessary for disciples: righteousness, sincerity, purity, humility, and wisdom. Those who know their own need will ask God for them. The parallel in Luke 11:13 focuses on the one greatest gift—the Holy Spirit.