The Gospel of Mark online course is a valuable tool for understanding in more depth what is believed to have been the first of the four Gospels to be written. We explore what was important to the writer, John Mark, as he told his version of Jesus’ story. We also study the most exacting account of the resurrection of Jesus.
Mark gives us a keen sense of what our earliest Christian ancestors were thinking about. Leaving out the nativity story, he starts off with the baptism of Jesus by John. Then he dwells on such subjects as the Kingdom of Heaven, the resistance that Christ Jesus encountered, and the relentless march toward the master Christian’s trial, crucifixion, and resurrection. We meet the disciples in intimate ways that the other Gospels don’t reveal. We also notice that Jesus’ comments to his followers don’t have quite the softening effect that is evident in later Gospels.
The 16 chapters of the Gospel of Mark divide the ministry of Jesus into two parts, which we discuss in-depth. We also talk about the different endings of this Gospel as well as who recognized Jesus as the Messiah and Savior—and who did NOT!
This 5½-hour video includes a PowerPoint presentation complete with maps, artwork, and key ideas found in this Gospel. Accompanying the video’s series of five sessions is a Bible Study Workbook on Mark that serves as a helpful companion guide.
How it works:
This is a streaming online video lecture, which means you will need a solid high-speed internet connection each time you want to access the lectures. When you purchase the video series, you will establish an account with BibleRoads and a username and password to access that account. You can watch these lectures any time you have a live internet connection on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.
- Regular price for individual access: $99 ($18 per session)
- Individual access for Bible study groups of 2 to 5: $55 per participant ($10 per session)
- Individual access for Bible study groups of 6 or more: $39 per participant ($7 per session)
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