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"Jesus Is the Question" -- Faith Formation Sign Up
Contrary to some common assumptions, Jesus is not the ultimate Answer Man, but more like the Great Questioner. In the Gospels Jesus asks many more questions than he answers. To be precise, Jesus asks 307 questions. He is asked 183 of which he only answers 3. Asking questions was central to Jesus’ life and teachings. In fact, for every question he answers directly he asks—literally—a hundred. Jesus is the Question considers the questions Jesus asks—what they tell us about Jesus and, more important, what our responses might say about what it means to follow Him. Through Jesus’ questions, he modeled the struggle, the wondering, the thinking it through that helps us draw closer to God and better understand, not just the answer, but ourselves, our process and ultimately why questions are among Jesus’ most profound gifts for a life of faith. This is a game-changer of a book.
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1st and 4th Mondays 6:30-7:30
1st and 4th Wednesdays 6:30-7:30
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The cost of the book is $13. Would you like the church to order you a copy?
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First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ
177 North Main Street | Concord, NH | 03301