Reading the New Testament as Christian Scripture

A Literary, Canonical, and Theological Survey

series: Reading Christian Scripture

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7: The Gospel according to Mark

Study Questions

  1. Trace the theme of the disciples’ reactions to Jesus, noting how Jesus responds to them.
  2. Read through Mark and make a list of the enemies of Jesus (demons and people) and what happens in their interaction? What does Mark teach us through this?
  3. The book of Mark can be divided into two main parts. Know what these are, and what the turning point between them is.
  4. Memorize Mark 10:45.