Is your family studying the book of Mark along with the Middle and High School Students on Sunday mornings? Here are the key themes they will be hitting as they go through the study:
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Key Themes as Your Family Studies The Book of Mark
The purpose and theme of Mark’s Gospel is to present and defend Jesus’ call to discipleship.
Mark begins with “The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the son of God.”
Gospel means “the Good News”, so the opening of Mark can also be read as “The Good News of Jesus Christ , the son of God”
As your family studies the first four chapters of Mark, look for these key themes:
Mark 1:14-28 ~ Jesus’ in Galilee (Call of the first disciples, Early miracles))
Mark 1:29-45 ~ Preaching and healing in Galilee
Mark 2:1-17 ~ Capernaum: Healing a paralytic, the calling of Levi
Mark 2:18-3:6 ~ Fasting, Sabbath controversy
Mark 3:7-19 ~ Large crowds follow Jesus, Choosing the 12 apostles
Mark 3:20-35 ~ Jesus and Beelzebub, Teachings in Capernaum
Mark 4:1-25 ~ Parables of the sower and seeds, kingdom parables
Mark 4:26-41 ~ Parables of seeds, Calming the Sea of Galilee