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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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ISBN-13: 9780830821822
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 06/09/2009
Series: N. T. Wright for Everyone Bible Study Guides
Pages: 108
Sales rank: 511,246
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x (h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

N. T. (Tom) Wright is bishop of Durham and was formerly canon theologian of Westminster Abbey. He taught New Testament studies for twenty years at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities. He is the author of dozens of books, including Simply Christian, Surprised by Hope, Evil and the Justice of God, Justification and The Challenge of Jesus.

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.

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

What People are Saying About This

Scot McKnight

"Tom Wright is a gift to the church today. In this series, Christians who are just learning about their faith will experience new discoveries and fresh views on life, and seasoned Bible readers will find themselves challenged to reconsider old perspectives. It deserves to be in the homes of all Christians."

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