Exploring the Gospel of Mark

MarkYesterday we talked a bit about the Gospel of Matthew; today we’ll take a look at the second Gospel account in the New Testament—the book of Mark.

Mark is the shortest of the four Gospels. It is relatively fast-paced compared to some of the other Gospels, was written with a non-Jewish audience in mind, and describes the ministry of Christ all the way to his death and resurrection. You can get started reading it yourself (or listen to it in audio format) over at the Bible Gateway. Before you dive in, though, you might want to take a look at some of these resources to help you get the most out of Mark:

Mark is a highly readable account of Jesus’ life and ministry—it’s ideal reading if you want to catch up on the basics of the Gospel story this Christmas. Give it a read, and use these resources to get the most out of it!

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