Questions Jesus Asks – Book Review

Questions Jesus Asks: Where Divinity Meets Humanity 
By Israel Wayne 
Find it on: 
First Person
One point of view (plus lots of quotes)
Non-fiction
166 pages 
About the Book
From the back cover blurb 
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.

Why I Choose this Book

I met Israel Wayne and his wife last year when I was hanging out at the Creation Museum. It turns out that they know my adopted parents so it was cool getting to talk about writing for a little while. Since then I’ve enjoyed keeping up with him via Facebook.  
Then, when I was at the Museum at the beginning of this month I posted a picture of me with my new book and Israel commented and pointed out that his book was on the same shelf, which was pretty cool. (We also have the same publisher which is so neat!) 
And as if that isn’t enough, then Israel’s book was rapidly climbing up the Amazon Kindle bestseller list in it’s category and was on sale so I snatched it up last week. 
What I Thought About the Book 

I enjoyed reading this book and I learned a lot from it. It takes different questions Jesus asked during His time on earth and expounds on them. It’s easy to tell that Israel did a lot of research while writing this book. I liked it when he would go into the Greek meanings behind the words because he did a great job in explaining them in a way that was easy to understand. Each chapter includes tons of Bible verses and quotes as well as a short personal story to introduce the topic (which were actually one of my favorite parts of the book… I like stories and it made the subject so much more relatable… ;). 
Each of the chapters were engaging and easy to read; I especially appreciated the chapters about riches and prayer. 
Since I was reading the book on my phone I’m not sure how long each chapter was, but they were short enough that I could breeze through them which made it a nice book to carry around and read when I had a few minutes to spare. 

Conclusion 

There was one or two things I didn’t agree with 100%, but that’s a given with pretty much any book I read. Overall I really appreciated the book and the message.  
Rating 
I’m giving Questions Jesus Asked four stars and I would recommend it to people twelve and older. 
About the Author 

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 ChristianWorldview.net. 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.

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