Who do you say I am? (Eugene Kovalenko)

When we read through the four gospels we can find 173 questions asked by Jesus. What’s interesting is that most often they were asked not for His sake, but for for the sake of the one being asked. Jesus asked questions not because He lacked in knowledge, but because the one being asked did. To put it simply, Jesus asked questions that we are uncomfortable, afraid or unaware to ask ourselves.

Do you love me? (Alex Ivanov)

When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?”“Yes, Lord,” he said, “you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.” Again Jesus said, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” He answered, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Take care of my sheep.” The third time he said to him, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, “Do you love me?” He said, “Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my sheep.
(John 21:15-17)

Do you want to be healed? (Eugene Kovalenko)

In these lay a multitude of invalids—blind, lame, and paralyzed. One man was there who had been an invalid for thirty-eight years. When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had already been there a long time, he said to him, “Do you want to be healed?”
(John 5:3-6)

Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord’, and not do what I tell you? (Eli Rud)

“Why do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say? As for everyone who comes to me and hears my words and puts them into practice, I will show you what they are like.
(Luke 6:46-49)

How many loaves do you have? (Eugene Kovalenko)

“How many loaves do you have?” he asked. “Go and see.” When they found out, they said, “Five—and two fish.”
(Mark 6:38)

Why are you afraid, O you of little faith? (ALEX IVANOV)

And he said to them, “Why are you afraid, O you of little faith?” Then he rose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm.

(Matthew 8:26)

 

Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? (AARON FRISBY)

Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when there is the log in your own eye?

(Matthew 7:3-4)

Is a lamp brought to be put under a basket or under a bed rather than on a lamp stand? (ALEX IVANOV)

And he said to them, “Is a lamp brought in to be put under a basket, or under a bed, and not on a stand? For nothing is hidden except to be made manifest; nor is anything secret except to come to light.

(Mark 4:21-22)