Mark 2:13-17 Jesus Came For Sinners

I. Matthew (Levi) A. The Choosing Of Matthew Vs. 13, 14 1. V. 13-He taught them- The third time Mark mentions that Jesus was teaching the people. 2. V. 14-Levi was also known as Matthew- (Matthew 9:9) a. Matthew- became a follower of Jesus, and later on, an apostle...

Mark 2:1-12 Getting People To Jesus

I. The Efforts Of The Men Vs. 1-4 A. The Setting 1. Once again we see Jesus teaching. Jesus placed great importance on teaching. (Mark 1:38) 2. The setting was like a home Bible study, not a healing service. They interrupted Jesus. B. What They Did Was Difficult 1....

Mark 1:9-13 Jesus Identifies With You

I. The Baptism Of Jesus Vs. 9-11 A. Why Did Jesus Get Baptized? 1. The people of Judah were baptized as a sign of their confession of their sins. (Mark 1:5) 2. Jesus had no sin to confess, for He was sinless. a. 2 Corinthians 5:21 For He made Him who knew no sin to be...

Mark 1:1-8 The Beginning Of The Gospel

I. The Gospel Message Vs. 1-8 A. The Gospel Means “Good News” V. 1 1. God’s “Good News” is all about Jesus: His birth, life, death and resurrection. 2. “Jesus” was His Greek name; His Hebrew name was “Joshua” (Yeshua). 3. “Christ” was His title, which means “the...

Introduction To Mark

I. Specifics A. Authorship- Written Around 70 A.D. 1. The human author was John Mark, a very young man during Christ’s earthly ministry 2. He accompanied the Apostle Paul on his first missionary journey. a. Mark was unfaithful on that first missionary journey; Paul...

Mark 14 Jesus’ Last Thursday On Earth

14:17-21 “Is it I?” And another said, “Is it I?” The disciples asked the question in such as way as to expect a negative response. More literally- “It can’t be me, could it?”… or “Surely, it’s not me, is it?” They expected a “No, it’s not you” response. They had often...