Have you noticed that the gospels contain a lot of questions from Jesus? Throughout the gospel of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Jesus asked many confronting and eye-opening questions to those he encountered. Whether it was to the people seeking miracles, His disciples, the Pharisees, or His followers, Jesus always asked questions. That’s why today I have compiled 30 of the most confronting questions Jesus asked in the gospels. And as you read each question and the verse the question was pulled out from, try to reflect and answer each question on your own & in this stage of your life.
Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. If you purchase anything by clicking on the link, I may be compensated – at NO additional cost to you. Read the full disclosure here.
SAVE THESE “30 Confronting Questions Jesus Asked” FOR LATER!
30 Confronting Questions Jesus Asked
1. What do you do more than others?
Matthew 5:47 And if you greet your brethren only, what do you do more than others? Do not even the tax collectors do so? (NKJV)
2. Why do you worry?
Matthew 6:28 “So why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; (NKJV)
3. Why are you fearful?
Matthew 8:26 But He said to them, “Why are you fearful, O you of little faith?” Then He arose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm. (NKJV)
4. Why do you think evil in your heart?
Matthew 9:4 But Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, “Why do you think evil in your hearts? (NKJV)
5. Do you believe that I am able to do this?
Matthew 9:28 And when He had come into the house, the blind men came to Him. And Jesus said to them, “Do you believe that I am able to do this?” They said to Him, “Yes, Lord.” (NKJV)
6. Why did you doubt?
Matthew 14:31 And immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and caught him, and said to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?” (NKJV)
7. Do you not yet understand?
Matthew 16:9 Do you not yet understand, or remember the five loaves of the five thousand and how many baskets you took up? (NKJV)
8. Who do you say that I am?
He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” (NKJV)
9. What do you wish?
Matthew 20:21 And He said to her, “What do you wish?” She said to Him, “Grant that these two sons of mine may sit, one on Your right hand and the other on the left, in Your kingdom.” (NKJV)
10. What do you want me to do for you?
Matthew 20:32 So Jesus stood still and called them, and said, “What do you want Me to do for you?” (NKJV)
11. Have you never read in the Scriptures?
Matthew 21:42 Jesus said to them, “Have you never read in the Scriptures: ‘The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief cornerstone. This was the Lord’s doing, And it is marvelous in our eyes’? (NKJV)
12. What do you think about the Christ?
Matthew 22:42 saying, “What do you think about the Christ? Whose Son is He?” They said to Him, “The Son of David.” (NKJV)
13. Who touched me?
Mark 5:30 And Jesus, immediately knowing in Himself that power had gone out of Him, turned around in the crowd and said, “Who touched My clothes?” (NKJV)
14. What were you arguing about on the road?
Mark 9:33 Then He came to Capernaum. And when He was in the house He asked them, “What was it you disputed among yourselves on the road?” (NKJV)
15. Are you sleeping?
Mark 14:37 Then He came and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, “Simon, are you sleeping? Could you not watch one hour? (NKJV)
16. Where is your faith?
Luke 8:25 But He said to them, “Where is your faith?” And they were afraid, and marveled, saying to one another, “Who can this be? For He commands even the winds and water, and they obey Him!” (NKJV)
17. Do you understand what you read?
Luke 10:26 He said to him, “What is written in the law? What is your reading of it?” (NKJV)
18. Do you not judge what is right?
Luke 12:57 “Yes, and why, even of yourselves, do you not judge what is right? (NKJV)
19. Why do doubts arise in your heart?
Luke 24:38 And He said to them, “Why are you troubled? And why do doubts arise in your hearts? (NKJV)
20. What do you seek?
21. Do you want to be made well?
John 5:6 When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he already had been in that condition a long time, He said to him, “Do you want to be made well?” (NKJV)
22. Does this offend you?
John 6:61 When Jesus knew in Himself that His disciples complained about this, He said to them, “Does this offend you? (NKJV)
23. Why do you not understand my speech?
John 8:43 Why do you not understand My speech? Because you are not able to listen to My word. (NKJV)
24. Why do you not believe me?
John 8:46 Which of you convicts Me of sin? And if I tell the truth, why do you not believe Me? (NKJV)
25. Do you know what I have done to you?
John 13:12 So when He had washed their feet, taken His garments, and sat down again, He said to them, “Do you know what I have done to you? (NKJV)
26. Why are you crying?
John 20:15 Jesus said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you seeking?” She, supposing Him to be the gardener, said to Him, “Sir, if You have carried Him away, tell me where You have laid Him, and I will take Him away.” (NKJV)
27. Do you love me?
John 21:17 He said to him the third time, “Simon, son of Jonah, do you love Me?” Peter was grieved because He said to him the third time, “Do you love Me?” And he said to Him, “Lord, You know all things; You know that I love You.” Jesus said to him, “Feed My sheep. (NKJV)
28. What is that to you?
29. What are you anxious about?
Luke 12:26 If you then are not able to do the least, why are you anxious for the rest? (NKJV)
30. Who is condemning you?
John 8:10 When Jesus had raised Himself up and saw no one but the woman, He said to her, “Woman, where are those accusers of yours? Has no one condemned you?” (NKJV)
Grab Sweet Daily Bread
Satisfy and fill your soul every day of the year with a sweet verse from the Bible, enjoy the very best verses from the book of Genesis to the book of Revelation, and be part of this book by filling each verse with your personal touch. Click here to learn more! (AD)
I hope you enjoyed these 30 confronting questions Jesus asked and will reflect upon them. Jesus may have asked these questions to the people in the gospels back then, but now He asks each and everyone of us.
More Posts You May Like:
- 10 Powerful Questions For Christians To Answer
- How God Sees You – Discover Your True Identity
- 40 Biblical Truths – Who Does God Say I Am?
- Who God Is In The Life Of Christians?
- Who Am I To God According To The Bible?
- 10 Powerful Things Christian Women Should Know
Sending you blessings & love,