Questions God Asks Us by Trevor HudsonTransformation comes from questions, not answers.
We often look to the Bible as the book of answers. How often, though, do we consider the challenging questions God asks? Hudson notes that Jesus was asked 183 questions in the Gospels but directly only answered three.
The Creator is teaching us as we teach children when they struggle with schoolwork: You learn more by doing than being fed an absolute answer.
In Questions God Asks Us, were encouraged to focus on the quest than a resolution. Such an approach leads to deeper dialogue and intimacy with the divine. This is a critical turning point in our journey with God as it was for the author.
I thought the Bible existed to give me solutions to my everyday concerns and dilemmas, writes Hudson. Then I realized I might be approaching God and the Bible from the wrong direction. It was as if God said to me, Trevor, rather than you always asking questions of me, start listening to the questions I have for you.
Each of 10 questions Hudson excerpts from the Old and New Testaments serve as a starting point for genuine conversation with the Creator. He assures, Were not starting the conversation with God from scratch. God has already begun it. We just need to plug into the conversation that is already going on.
Questions God Asks Us offers a fresh approach for personal devotions and a unique discussion tool for small group Bible studies. Its sure to bless anyone longing for a meaningful, growing relationship with God.
Questions About God
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You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself. For more information about subscriptions, click here. People think they know what Christianity is all about. But are their assumptions accurate? Addressing 10 common spiritual questions below, Rick Warren reveals the truth plainly without clouding the issue with religious jargon or rules. You know, this is a difficult stumbling block and question for many people.
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Answers to questions about God
A recent edition of USA Today contained an interesting survey that is worthy of some reflection. The following question was posed to adults across the nation:. If you could get in contact with God directly, ask a question, and get an immediate reply—what would you ask? Our purpose is to glorify God. That is the reason for which we were made Isaiah The whole duty of man is to fear reverence God and obey his commandments Ecclesiastes There is no reason for human existence apart from serving the Creator, and in this we find our greatest contentment.
They have lots of questions. Parents and teachers are often afraid to talk about God because they have their own questions. This book was written to let teachers and parents feel comfortable having the conversations that their children are asking. Six wonderful rabbis were invited to write answers, many in the form of stories, to these questions. Exercises were added to expand the process and encourage children to reflect and share, looking at their experiences of God in the world. The end result, with beautiful illustrations by Michelle Noiset, is a collection of wonderful stories and hands-on experiences.