The Gospel of Mark Explained with Illustrations by The Bible Project

May 21

Charts and images help us quickly comprehend concepts. That’s why before you read the Gospel of Mark, I recommend you watch this brief video produced by The Bible Project. As the narrator explains the Gospel of Mark chapter by chapter, the scenes are illustrated on a chart demonstrating the structure and flow of the text. It’s fascinating to watch the...

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An Animated Explanation of the Gospel According to Mark by The Bible Project

May 20

Jesus wasn’t the kind of Messiah (Savior) the people were expecting. They anticipated a political king who would overthrow the Romans and restore Israel as an independent nation. That wasn’t the kind of king Jesus came to be. This raises some questions that needed to be answered so Mark (or John Mark) set out to write a biography of Jesus to explain...

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Destruction of the Temple Foretold by Jesus

May 09

Did Jesus predict the destruction of Jerusalem? Was the destruction of the Temple foretold by Jesus? Here is the scripture that many reference: “Look, Teacher, what wonderful stones and what wonderful buildings!” And Jesus said to him, “Do you see these great buildings? There will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.” (Mark 13:1-2)...

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Holy Week: The Final Days of Christ

Apr 12

The four Gospels written by Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John recount the biography of Jesus. Sometimes it’s not easy to put together the sequence of events when they are spread across four books so I’ve assembled a quick reference guide. The final week of Christ’s life is known as Holy Week, from Palm Sunday to Resurrection Sunday. For each day,...

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