Mark Chapter 7-8

Mark Chapter 7 Traditions and Commandments This passage begins with the Pharisees gathering around, and once again pointing fingers at Jesus and his disciples. If you are not familiar with Jewish traditions and culture this passage may seem a little weird at first. Why do they care that Jesus and the disciples are eating with … Continue reading Mark Chapter 7-8

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Mark Chapter 5-6

Chapter 5 Jesus Heals a Man with a Dream This part of Jesus’ story starts out with the group in the country of the Gerasenes. Jesus steps off a boat and is immediately in a tomb where a man with an unclean spirit comes out to. The story behind the man in the graveyard is … Continue reading Mark Chapter 5-6

The Mark Study

History Behind the Gospel of Mark This particular gospel was written by John Mark, also known as Mark, from the teaching of Peter to the Romans, or at least to the Gentiles. The gospel was known to be written sometime between 60 A.D. and 80 A.D. The geographical setting for all of the stories within … Continue reading The Mark Study