Most believe that the gospel of Mark was the first of the gospels to be completed. Many also believe that Mark wrote down what Peter proclaimed. It is a gospel of action; Jesus does things. In addition, the gospel asserts that Jesus is the Son of God and spends a great deal of time with the last journey of Jesus to Jerusalem and the Savior’s suffering and death there.
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- Historical background
- Maps, illustrations, and archaeological information
- Practical and contemporary applications
- Title: The People’s Bible: Mark
- Author: Harold E. Wicke
- Publisher: Northwestern Publishing House
- Publication Date: 1988
- Pages: 241
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