What Did Jesus Ask?: Christian Leaders Reflect on His Questions of Faith

What Did Jesus Ask?: Christian Leaders Reflect on His Questions of Faith


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ISBN-13: 9781618930583
Publisher: Time Inc. Books
Publication date: 10/27/2015
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 1,235,317
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Introduction xiii

Archbishop Of Canterbury Justin Welby If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? (Matthew 5:46) 1

Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? (Matthew 6:27) Barbara Brown Taylo 5

Why do you see the speck in your neighbor's eye, but do not notice the log in your own eye? (Matthew 7:3, NRSV) Adam Hamilto 9

You of little faith, why are you so afraid? (Matthew 8:26) Sarah Youn 13

Do you believe that I am able to do this? (Matthew 9:28) James Martin 17

What did you go out into the wilderness to see? (Matthew 11:7) Serene Jone 22

If any of you has a sheep and it falls into a pit on the Sabbath, will you not take hold of it and lift it out? (Matthew 12:11) Sister Rosemary Nyirumb 26

Who is my mother, and who are my brothers? (Matthew 12:48) Cardinal Donald Wuer 30

Why did you doubt? (Matthew 14:31) Nadia Bolz-Webe 33

Why do you break the command of God for the sake of your tradition? (Matthew 15:3) Lauren Winne 37

What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? (Matthew 16:26) Jonathan L. Walto 41

If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the one that wandered off? (Matthew 18:12) Michael W. Smit 45

Haven't you read that at the beginning the Creator "made them male and female"? (Matthew 19:4) Archbishop Charles Chapu 48

Why do you ask me about what is good? (Matthew 19:17) Cardinal George Pel 52

Which is greater: the gold, or the temple that makes the gold sacred? (Matthew 23:17) Ellen T. Charr 56

Why are you bothering this woman? (Matthew 26:10) Sister Simone Campbel 60

Do you drink I cannot call on my Father, and he will at once put at my disposal more than twelve legions of angels? (Matthew 26:53) Phyllis Tickl 64

My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? (Matthew 27:46) Luke Power 68

Which is easier: to say to this paralyzed man, "Your sins are forgiven," or to say "Get up, take your mat and walk"? (Mark 2:9) Joel Housto 72

How can the guests of the bride- groom fast while he is with them? (Mark 2:19) Bishop Minerva G. Carcan 76

Which is lawful on the Sabbath: to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill? (Mark 3:4) Yvette Plunde 80

How can Satan drive out Satan? (Mark 3:23) Kate Braestru 84

What is your name? (Mark 5:9) Yolanda Pierc 89

Who touched my clothes? (Mark 5:30) Wilfredo De Jesu 93

Why all this commotion and wading? (Mark 5:39) Mihee Kim-Kor 96

Don't you see that nothing that enters a person from the outside can defile them? (Mark 7:18) Rita Nakashima Broc 100

Why does this generation ask for a sign? (Mark 8:12) Carrie Newcome 105

Why are you talking about having no bread? (Mark 8:17) Walter Brueggeman 110

Who do people say I am? (Mark 8:27) Christian Wima 116

How long has he been like tins? (Mark 9:21) Mark Burnet 120

How can you make it salty again? (Mark 9:50) Barry C. Blac 124

Why do you call me good? (Mark 10:18) Marilynne Robinso 128

Can you drink the cup I drink or be baptized with the baptism I am baptized with? (Mark 10:38) Scott Cairn 132

What do you want me to do for you? (Mark 10:51) Gene Robinso 135

John's baptism-was it from heaven, or of human origin? (Mark 11:30) Paul Eli 139

Haven't you read this passage of Scripture? (Mark 12:10) Eugene Peterso 143

Whose image is this? And whose inscription? (Mark 12:16) Kwok Pui-La 147

Simon, are you asleep? Couldn't you keep watch for one hour? (Mark 14:37) Roger Lundi 151

Am I leading a rebellion that you have come out with swords and clubs to capture me? (Mark 14:48) Valerie Weaver-Zerche 155

Why were you searching for me? Didn't you know I had to be in my Father's house? (Luke 2:49) Mitali Perkin 159

Can the blind lead the blind? (Luke 6:39) Eugene Cho 163

Why do you call me, "Lord, Lord," and do not do what I say? (Luke 6:46) Lecra 167

Do you see this woman? (Luke 7:44) Otis Moss II 170

Which of these three, do you think, proved neighbor to the man who fell among the robbers? (Luke 10:36, RSV) Dhyanchand Car 173

Which of you fathers, if your son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead? (Luke 11:11) Grace Ji-Sun Ki 177

Cardinal Timothy Dolan: Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans because they suffered this way? (Luke 13:2) 181

What is the kingdom of God like? What shall I compare it to? (Luke 13:18) Stephanie Paulsel 184

Or suppose a woman has ten silver coins and loses one. Doesn't she light a lamp, sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it? (Luke 15:8) Archbishop Blase Cupic 188

Were not all ten cleansed? Where are the other nine? Has no one returned to give praise to God except the foreigner? (Luke 17:17-18) Naim Atee 192

When the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on the earth? (Luke 18:8) Thomas Rosic 196

For who is greater, the one who is at the table or the one who serves? (Luke 22:27) Sharon E. Watkin 200

Judas, are you betraying the Son of Manwirh a kiss? (Luke 22:48) Rudy Rasmu 204

Why are you troubled? (Luke 24:38) Samuel Rodriguez Jr 208

What do you want? (John 1:38) Archbishop Jose H. Gome 212

Woman, why do you involve me? (John 2:4) Spencer Reec 216

Do you not understand these things (John 3:10) Roma Downe 220

Will you give me a drink? (John 4:7) Alexia Salvatierr 223

Do you want to be healed? (John 5:6, ESV) Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholome 227

Does this offend you? (John 6:61) Sara Mile 231

You do not want to leave too, do you? (John 6:67) Neichelle R. Guidr 235

Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you? (John 8:10) Amy Butle 239

What shall I say? "Farrier, save me from this hour"? (John 12:27) Richard Rodrigue 243

Do you understand what I have done for you? (John 13:12) Amy Gran 248

Will you really lay down your life for me? (John 13:38) WM. Paul Youn 250

My Father's house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? (John 14:2) Jamie Grac 254

Who is it you want? (John 18:4,7) Chris Tomli 258

Shall I not drink the cup the Father has given me? (John 18:11) Andrew Krivá 262

Why question me? (John 18:21) Gene Luen Yan 266

Woman, why are you weeping? Who is it you are looking for? (John 20:15) Keith Kristyn Gett 268

Friends, haven't you any fish? (John 21:5) Makoto Fujsmur 272

Simon, son of John, do you love me? (John 21:17) J. Ross Wagne 276

If I want him to remain alive until I return, what is that to you? (John 21:22) Rob Bel 279

Acknowledgments 285

Biblical Reference Guide 287

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