Questions–And the Answers They Sometimes Provoke


One assumption–which has certainly picked up steam in the end times–is that ‘question are asked in order to obtain information.’

OCCASIONALLY, this is true–but not always.

SOMETIMES, a question is asked to feign interest in a topic the questioner really had no interest in pursuing.

SOMETIMES, a question is asked in order to demonstrate that the questioner is a good conversationalist.

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SOMETIMES, a question is asked in which an answer to the question is already known OR an answer is not expected.  These types of question are called ‘rhetorical questions.’ Such questions are useful in helping direct a conversation onto paths determined by the questioner.

And SOMETIMES, a question is asked in the attempt to obtain information.

The answers a question will PROVOKE vary, depending upon the intent of the question.

For instance, a question which is sincerely wanting information will likely provoke a different response than a question which is asked in order to help the questioner GAIN THE TRUST of the one being questioned.

The INTENT of the question asked also helps determine any FOLLOW-UP questions.

One GREAT ADVANTAGE asking a question gives the questioner: when most people are asked for information, they feel flattered that the questioner would be asking THEM for the answer.  Someone who is flattered RARELY questions WHY a  question was asked of him in the first place.

A skillfully-posed question enables the one asking the question to direct that discussion into places the QUESTIONER wants that conversation to go: the other person in the discussion just sort of ‘tags along.’

Perhaps that is why the highest order of con artist employs skillfully-asked question: to gain the trust of the person being asked, to obtain information which the con artist desires to possess and to enable the con man to engage his victim in conversation and thus allow the victim to believe the con man means him no harm?

MOST men fall victim to the skillfully-posed question because MOST men are deluded and WANT TO BELIEVE that someone else is eager to have their take on a matter. Man is a creature who enjoys having his ego stroked.

ALL of the preceding is something the reader MAY wish to consider the next time he is asked a question.

DOES the reader believe that ALL questions are posed in order to obtain information?

DOES the reader feel a sense of being secretly pleased that someone would ask HIM about something?

It is not YET too late: there is still a little time to change direction (repent), place your faith (hope) for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.

DOES the reader believe he is saved?

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DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?

Time is Running Out: Today is the Day of Salvation


“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
-–Romans 1:16

A Reminder: The Gospel is Simple

MORE: Eternal Salvation Through Jesus Christ: Salvation Messages from End Times Prophecy Report

[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: January 3, 2022.]


Eternal Salvation Through Jesus Christ: Salvation Messages from End Times Prophecy Report



by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier

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