You can learn a lot about someone by the questions they ask. Jesus might have already known the answer to every question he asked, but they can still teach us quite a lot about him. This new series explores some of those questions, starting with the deceptively obvious one Jesus asks to his disciples in a storm: why are you so afraid?
Bob talks on what Jesus says we will (or won’t) gain by pursuing things of this world vs. pursuing Him.
Jake talks on how none of us are past the point of restoration as long as we have love for Jesus.
Maybe you’ve heard the parable of the Good Samaritan, the humble man who stopped to help a fellow traveler others passed by. Do you remember, though, that his parable was in response to a question, and that Jesus finished it with a rhetorical question of his own? Which of these three, do you think, proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell among the robbers?
“A certain moneylender had two debtors. One owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty. When they could not pay, he cancelled the debt of both. Now which of them will love him more?” Jesus asks Simon Peter this simple question with an obvious answer. Like the questions of Jesus we’ve been looking at in this series, though, there’s more beneath the surface…
Jesus asked a whole lot of questions, and we’ve studied some of the more important ones together over the last few weeks. In the penultimate sermon in this series, Jesus asks the most important question: who do you say I am?
In Jesus’s last hours, he asked his disciples to stay awake and pray with him… but it wasn’t easy! How can we, too, stay woke?