Questions of God

I was recently reading the story of Elijah and came upon his journey to Mt.  Horeb. He was running from Jezebel when God says to him “Elijah, why are you here?”  It caused me think of all the others that God asked questions of: to Adam, “Where are you?” “Who told you you were naked?” and “Have you eaten of the tree?”  To Cain after he had killed his brother, he asked him “Where is your brother?”  To Jacob, he asked him “What is your name?”  To Sarah when she was told in her old age that she would have a son and she laughed, he asked her “Why did you laugh?”  To Moses when he was standing before the red sea “Why are you crying to me?” Continue reading