The Questions of Jesus
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The Questions of Jesus

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"This book provides a helpful reflection upon an issue regularly noticed by Gospel scholarship: Jesus consistently asks questions, and even responds to questions posed to him with a further question. Outside this scholarship, John McLaughlin's reflections on this literary phenomenon are consistently directed to a popular audience. The pervasive use of the literary form of a question enabled the Gospel authors to present Jesus' rejection of superficiality. This book continues that tradition, focusing on the many superficialities of contemporary society." 
  
-Francis J. Moloney, Catholic Theological College, University of Divinity, Melbourne, Australia

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Published 20 August 2020
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EAN13 9781725276253
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Wipf and Stock Publishers 199 W 8th Ave, Suite 3 Eugene, OR 97401 The Questions of Jesus By McLaughlin, John Copyright © 2001 by McLaughlin, John All rights reserved. Softcover ISBN-13: 978-1-7252-7623-9 Publication date 4/2/2020 Previously published by Novalis, 2001
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 Preface....................................................................... 11 1 Is it lawful to do good or to do harm on the sab-bath, to save life or to destroy it? (Luke 6:9) .................................................................. 15 2 Who is my mother, and who are my brothers? (Matthew 12:48) ....................................................... 21 3 Can any of you by worrying add a single hour to your span of life? (Matthew 6:27) ......................................................... 27 4 If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? (Luke 6:32) ................................................................ 33 5 Why do you see the speck in your neighbour’s eye, but do not notice the log in your own eye? (Luke 6:41) ................................................................ 37 6 Is there anyone among you who, if your child asks for a îsh, will give a snake instead of a îsh? Or if the child asks for an egg, will give a scorpion? (Luke 11:11-12) ......................................................... 43 7 Are grapes gathered from thorns, or îgs from this-tles? (Matthew 7:16) ......................................................... 47 8 What did you go out into the wilderness to look at? (Matthew 11:7) ......................................................... 51 9 Do you also wish to go away? (John 6:67)................................................................. 57
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10 Why does this generation ask for a sign? (Mark 8:12) ............................................................... 63 11 But who do you say that I am? (Mark 8:29) ............................................................... 67 12 For what will it proît them to gain thewhole world and forfeit their life? (Mark 8:36) ............................................................... 73 13 Should you not have had mercy on your fellow slave, as I had mercy on you? (Matthew 18:33) ....................................................... 77 14 Which of these three, do you think, was a neigh-bour to the man who fell into the hands of the robbers? (Luke 10:36) .............................................................. 81 15 Do you think that I have come to bring peace to the earth? (Luke 12:51) .............................................................. 85 16 Has no one condemned you? (John 8:10)................................................................. 91 17 For which of you, intending to build a tower, does not îrst sit down and estimate the cost,to see whether he has enough to complete it? (Luke 14:28) .............................................................. 97 18 When the Son of Man comes, will he îndfaith on earth? (Luke 18:8) ................................................................ 101 19 Am I not allowed to do what I choose with what belongs to me? (Matthew 20:15) ....................................................... 105 20 Are you able to drink the cup that I drink, or be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? (Mark 10:38) ............................................................. 111
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21 Which of the two did the will of his father? (Mat-thew 21:31) ............................................................... 117 22 Whose head is this, and whose title? (Mark 12:16) ............................................................. 121
23 Do you know what I have done to you? (John 13:12)............................................................... 125 24 Have I been with you all this time, Philip, and you still do not know me? (John 14:9)................................................................. 129 25 Could you not keep awake one hour? (Mark 14:37) ............................................................. 133 26 My God, my God, why have you forsakenme? (Matthew 27:46) ....................................................... 137 27 What are you discussing with each other while you walk along? (Luke 24:17) .............................................................. 143 28 Have you believed because you have seen me? (John 20:29)............................................................... 147 29 Do you love me? (John 21:15-17) ......................................................... 151 30 Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me? (Acts 9:4; 22:7; 26:14) ............................................... 155 Index of scripture references ....................................... 161
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