6 So the Lord said to Cain, “Why are you angry? And why has your countenance fallen? Genesis 4:6
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God knows all things. Yet, as strange as it may seem to us, the Bible is filled with questions that God asks. These questions assist us in understanding both our Maker and ourselves. Examine fundamental assumptions about God, human nature, relationships, origins, purpose and destiny in this revealing book. Stop demanding answers from God and begin answering the questions He asks of us.
Heart of a Philanthropist's Take
I never thought about God asking questions. Of course, it is in the Bible, but when God asks His people in the Old Testament questions like, "Is anything too difficult for the Lord?" do we really pay attention to those questions, or do we just read them in passing? I know that personally, I read many of the Old Testament questions God asked and just sort of passed them by. Israel Wayne makes the reader of Questions God Asks really think about those questions.
Wow! I got a whole new perspective of God from his book. When God asked questions, they were not rhetorical. He wanted those He asked to ponder His greatness! He wanted people to have fear and admonition for Him. His questioning offers warnings for some such as Balaam (the man whose donkey spoke to him when he went against God). Nothing is too great for the Lord. God delights in giving good gifts to His children.
Another thing I liked about the book is that it gives historical background information on Balaam who is a character many do not know much about.
I recommend this book to anyone who wants to have a deeper understanding of the God of the universe. Children 12 and older to adults will glean new understanding from this book. Pick up two or three copies and read it as a family study! I am sure the book will cause your family to ask a few questions of their own! That, My Friend, would be a perfect ending to Questions God Asks!