Mark: 20 Studies for Individuals and Groups

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With a scholar's mind and a pastor's heart, Tom Wright walks you through Mark in this guide designed especially with everyday readers in mind. Perfect for group use or daily personal reflection, this study uses the popular inductive method combined with Wright's thoughtful insights to bring contemporary application of Scripture to life.
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Overview

With a scholar's mind and a pastor's heart, Tom Wright walks you through Mark in this guide designed especially with everyday readers in mind. Perfect for group use or daily personal reflection, this study uses the popular inductive method combined with Wright's thoughtful insights to bring contemporary application of Scripture to life.
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Meet the Author

A prolific writer of both scholarly and popular books, N. T. Wright has written over thirty books, including Simply Christian, The Original Jesus: The Life and Vision of a Revolutionary, What Saint Paul Really Said, The Challenge of Jesus and The Meaning of Jesus: Two Visions. His magisterial work, Jesus and the Victory of God, is widely regarded as one of the most significant contributions to contemporary New Testament studies. His N. T. Wright For Everyone Series includes commentaries covering the entire New Testament.

Formerly bishop of Durham in England, Wright is research professor of New Testament and early Christianity at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He was formerly canon theologian of Westminster Abbey and dean of Lichfield Cathedral. He also taught New Testament studies for twenty years at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard Divinity School, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Gregorian University in Rome and many other institutions around the world.

In addition to his many books, Wright reaches a broad audience through his frequent media appearances. A sought-after commentator, Wright writes frequently for newspapers in England, including the Times, the Independent and the Guardian. He has been interviewed numerous times by radio and television broadcasters on both sides of the Atlantic, including ABC, NBC, CNN, PBS and NPR.

Lin Johnson is director of WordPro Communication Services and a freelance editor, writer and conference teacher. She also serves as the managing editor for Church Libraries, Advanced Christian Writer and Chistian Communicator and as adjunct professor of writing at Taylor University.

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Table of Contents

Getting the Most Out of Mark
Suggestions for Individual Study
Suggestions for Group Members
1 Mark 1:1-45
The Good News of Jesus
2 Mark 2:1--3:6
A Life of Forgiveness
3 Mark 3:7-35
Following Jesus
4 Mark 4:1-34
Parables of the Kingdom
5 Mark 4:35--5:43
Trading Fear for Faith
6 Mark 6:1-29
Opposition Mounts
7 Mark 6:30-56
Amazing Compassion
8 Mark 7:1-37
The Heart of the Matter
9 Mark 8:1--9:1
Failing the Test
10 Mark 9:2-29
Faith Gets Difficult
11 Mark 9:30-50
Welcome to the War
12 Mark 10:1-31
Rethinking Controversial Issues
13 Mark 10:32-52
Not What You Expect
14 Mark 11:1-33
Jesus in Jerusalem
15 Mark 12:1-44
Tragedy and Traps
16 Mark 13:1-37
Signs of the End
17 Mark 14:1-25
Prepared for Death
18 Mark 14:26-72
Forsaken and Rejected
19 Mark 15:1-39
Condemned and Crucified
20 Mark 15:4--16:20
Victory over Death
Guidelines for Leaders
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