“Gospel of Mark” blanks & extra resources
Here are the words for the fill-in-the-blanks in our “Gospel of Mark” women’s Bible study with Lisa Harper (via DVDs). You are welcome to join us any time [on Zoom] for this study @ 10:00am – noon on Friday mornings!Week 1 (February 19th, 2021) - Hold Me, Please, part 1
Biblical scholars agree that the Book of Mark was the first Gospel written.
The word gospel, euangelion in Greek, means good news.
Not only is Mark the first Gospel, predating Matthew, Luke, and John, but it is based on the apostolic preaching of Peter.
The Book of Acts records the gathering of the first Christian church.
Despite the early losses in their lives, Peter and John Mark went on to be remembered not as losers but as heroes.
Two Reasons for the Urgency Expressed in the Book of Mark:
- Peter and John Mark experienced the undeserved compassion of Jesus.
- The compassion their first century audience was so desperate for.
During the first century, the world was under the dominion of Rome.
Homework: p. 11-20
Our ache accelerates Jesus’ compassion. And the heart of God is moved by the wounds of mankind.
Homework: p. 21-31