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what is the sign of marks gospel

lion

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who is the author of the gospel of mark

john mark

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what were Marks sources

paul and peter

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what was john marks background

jewish christian

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when was the gospel of mark written

70 AD

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who us the audience of marks gospel

suffering gentile christians who were suffering persecution

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where are the 3 possible places where the suffering audience of Marks gospel lived

Palestine
Syria
Rome

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what happened in rome

neros persecution

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why would mark have written the gospel for christians in syria and Palestine

to bolster suffering Christians during the First Jewish Revolt against rome

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where does the Gospel of mark begin

at Jesus' baptism

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what did the author of marks gospel draw on

oral tradition (Peters own testimony) , written collections of the parables, miracle stories and other sayings of Jesus, and an outline of jesus' passion story

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what is the Theme of marks gospel

repentance (forgiveness) the kingdom of God is near, remain faithful to jesus because he died and rised for us. give hope + encouragement

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how many times was son of man mentioned in the gospel of mark

14x's

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what is the messianic secret

jesus is god

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who knows the messianic secret

reader, Jesus, Devil

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did the apostles know who jesus was

no

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what launched jesus ministry

his baptism and 40 day retreat

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what was John the Baptists appearance

camel skin, beard, ate bugs

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describe the baptism of Jesus according to the gospel of john

jordan river. baptized by his cousin John the baptist. announcement from god only he could hear
a dove came

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what was the announcement that God made to Jesus at his baptism

you are my beloved son ; with you I am well pleased

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what happens at the end of Marks prologue

Jesus' symbolic 40 day retreat in the desert (tested by Satan)

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Why would Jesus be called the new Israel

Israelites had 40 years in the desert and jesus had days
jesus thought in a different way

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how did the people react to jesus' teachings

spellbound because he taught with authority, not like the scribes

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spellbound

on the edge of seat, amazed

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what does authoritative teacher mean

right to command, official power, reliable information, has respect of others, experience

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who were jesus' first apostles

Simon (peter), Andrew
James, John (sons of Zebedee)
fishermen

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who was Levi

-tax collector for rome
-son of alphaeus

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what was different about jesus disciples and other disciples

jesus picked his disciples

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what were the 5 conficts/ controversies

a paralytic man carried by his 4 friends, call of Levi and jesus