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Questions Jesus Asks: Where Divinity Meets Humanity by Israel Wayne Book Review

In Questions Jesus Asks, Israel Wayne explored twenty questions Jesus asked while on His time of Earth and many of these questions included questions He asked the many different people He encountered. Israel Wayne began the book by reminding readers that Jesus was constantly seeking intimacy and unity between Him and God. He did the work of His Father and reply on His guidance throughout His time on Earth. One of the first questions, Israel Wayne discussed was, “Who Do People Say that I Am?” He shared some quotes from different atheists and Christians about who they thought Jesus truly was. Next, he explored the passages where Jesus asked the disciples what others said about who he was. He also asked them who they believed He was. He revealed a shocking poll from Harris (2013) about if people believed Jesus was God or the Son of God, if He was born a virgin, and if he really did rise again. The heartbreaking reality is the numbers have slightly dropped. Some of the others questions, he investigated was, “Why Are You Afraid”, “Has No One Condemned You”, “Why Have You Forsaken Me”, “Why Do You Persecute Me”, “Do You Want to Get Well”, and many more.

One of my favorite chapters was, “Why Are You Afraid” because this one conversed the importance of only having one fear in our lives. And that fear is fearing the Lord (Prov. 23:17). Israel Wayne was very open about revealing when he was a little boy being afraid of the dark until he eventually overcame this fear. Many people in the Bible also struggled with fear controlling their lives. For instance, Abraham, Moses, Joseph and Mary, the children of Israel, and many more. In this chapter, he dug into the scriptures concerning the disciples being afraid of the storm and their boat sinking and they would all die. Meanwhile, Jesus was asleep and at peace while the storm was occurring. Israel Wayne prompted readers to trust God and not fear our circumstances.

I would recommend this awesome book about the questions Jesus asked while His journey on Earth and His departure to Heaven. Israel Wayne did an excellent job at researching all of the questions Jesus asked and answered. I liked how Israel Wayne included countless scripture verses to back up his beliefs. This book taught me a great deal about the power of fear, forgiveness, counseling, healing, suffering, persecution, and much more. I also liked how Israel Wayne wasn’t afraid to cover the topics of money, government, and apologetics. This book will probe believers to dig deeper into scriptures and discover the answers found in God’s written Word.
“I received this book for free from Cross Focused Reviews for this review”.

About The Book:
Jesus rarely answered questions He was asked, but instead turned the tables by asking a piercing question of His own. Questions Jesus Asks goes through a broad spectrum of these, dealing with issues like morality, suffering, humility, faith, and much more.
·         Explore the unique paradox of Jesus’ divinity and humanity
·         Be challenged by the questions Jesus asks each of us
·         Learn more about Jesus and find the answers to your own life’s questions.
John 17:3 tells us: “And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.” There is no higher purpose in life than the knowledge of God through His Son. Prepare to learn far more about God and the nature of Jesus than you thought was possible. Jesus asks penetrating questions that cut passed the pretense and reach the target of our hearts.
About Israel Wayne:

Israel Wayne is an author and conference speaker who has a passion for defending the Christian faith and promoting a Biblical worldview. The author of Homeschooling from a Biblical Worldview and Full-Time Parenting: A Guide to Family-Based Discipleship, Israel is the Director of Family Renewal, and site editor for He is a homeschooled graduate, father of eight and author of the previous title, Questions God Asks, which was released in the Spring of 2014 by New Leaf Press.
Book Information:
·         New Leaf Press
·         ISBN:9780892217342
·         Page Count:  186
Israel was a recent guest on The Shaun Tabatt Show. You can listen to Shaun and Israel’s discussion on Questions Jesus Asks below:
·         Download the MP3 by right-clicking here and choosing “Save Link As”.

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