- Who has the right to question?
- Do you have the right to question–as a child of God?
- How does God feel about questioning?
The Scripture recommends that God’s children prove, test, search, study and increase in knowledge. They are encouraged to FULLY comprehend wisdom, gain understanding and to be FULLY persuaded concerning their beliefs. While they should not question God, their Creator, the Bible explicitly recommends they question men, and makes no exceptions for certain men.
God’s children are instructed to: Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear, 1 Pet 3:15.
It’s your right to prove your faith, to know what you believe, what is expected of you and why. You cannot afford NOT to ask questions! Because every one of us shall give account of himself to God, Romans 14:12
The Before You Ask series in this section prepares someone to ask troubling questions. Be aware that many replies are not answers to your questions, but are diversions, red herrings, attacks and other faulty logic replies. The Before You Ask series enables one to look ahead and be prepared for techniques often used that do not actually answer questions, and to be ready with a direct come back, and your right to know the answer.