Gospel Of Mark Assignment

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I chose the Gospel of Mark for this assignment. The author wrote the Gospel of Mark more like a journalist who was following Jesus, he wanted to tell the story of Jesus. The author does not directly identify himself in the gospel, from the reading we can see the author was close follower of Jesus. Gospel of Mark does not mention the birth or genealogy of Jesus. It start with John the Baptist preparing the way for Jesus and how Jesus prepared himself for his ministry and denied the temptation of Satin’s. The first half of Gospel was designate Jesus’ ministry; called apostles, taught, preached, healed many, revoked and exorcised demons. Although many knew that Jesus was the Son of God, he did not reveal or admit the messianic secret. Jesus’ teaching was liked by many in Israel, he enlightened them. However the Pharisees and Sadducees did not like Jesus’ power and changes to traditional teaching. Jesus wanted people to worship God in their heart and follow Ten Commandments rather than following the traditions. Jesus rebuked them by stating” You leave the commandment of God and hold to the tradition of men.” And he said to them, “You have a fine way of rejecting the commandment of God in order to establish your tradition!” (Mark 7 8-9). Because of their dislike to Jesus they waited for
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In the gospel of mark Jesus foretell his death and resurrection three time. Witnessing Jesus dyeing on the cross on Calvary a centurion said” truly this man was the Son of God” (Mark 15: 39). On the first day of week some women when to anoint the body of Jesus, they found his tomb was empty of the body. There was young man on the right side dressed in a white rob and he said to them, “He has risen he is not here” ( mark 16: 6). Afterward Jesus appeared to many people at different occasion. Jesus said to his disciple, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole
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