'Mark' Tagged Posts

'Mark' Tagged Posts

Understanding the Book of Mark

Mark is the second book in the Bible.  It is fast paced with lots of actions.  Several times we see the word “immediately.”  As we read through Mark as a part of the Bible Reading Plan (Sept 2020 – Nov 2020) these videos from the Bible Project may help you understand the book better. Overview of Mark The Gospel According to Mark May God’s Word come alive in us and spur us to action by serving Jesus.

Gospel Group Questions for Week of June 14

On Sunday, June 14 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Mark 5:21-43.  Below are some questions for you to think about as you read the passage in preparation for your group.  Be in prayer and allow the Holy Spirit to teach you from this passage.  Then be ready to share what God is teaching you with your group. Why is it often difficult to have faith? In what or whom…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of May 10

On Sunday, May 10 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Mark 1:21-42.  Below are some questions for you to think about as you read the passage in preparation for your group.  Be in prayer and allow the Holy Spirit to teach you from this passage.  Then be ready to share what God is teaching you with your group. How was Jesus different from the scribes? How did the unclean spirit…

Understanding the Book of Mark

Mark is the second book in the Bible.  It is fast paced with lots of actions.  Several times we see the word “immediately.”  As we read through Mark as a part of the Bible Reading Plan (March – May 2020) these videos from the Bible Project may help you understand the book better. Overview of Mark The Gospel According to Mark May God’s Word come alive in us and spur us to action by serving Jesus.

Bible Reading Plan for Week of October 14

The second book of Moses and the second book in the Bible is Exodus.  The dominant history recorded in the book is the departure of Israel from Egypt.  Moses leads God’s people, and many important events in the history of Israel are chronicled in the book of Exodus.  As you read this week, meditate on God’s presence, protection, and provision.  See the foreshadowing of Christ our Passover (1 Corinthians 5:7) in the readings this week.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of October 7

This week we will finish up the book of Genesis.  We will see how God works in the life of Jospeh.  Then we start the book of Exodus and discover how God brought His people of of Egypt.  As you read and see how God worked in the lives of people many years ago, know that He is still working in the lives of people to write His story (and ours).   On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of September 30

As we are reading through Genesis we are learning foundational truths and learning about key people in God’s purposes.  We are discovering details about the lives of Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph.  Be disciplined to keep up with the daily readings and know God more through His Word.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon.  Please consider the questions below regarding the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups. Sunday, September 30 –…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of September 23

In the first part of Genesis we discovered some important truths about God – He is eternal, Creator, holy, just, gracious and merciful.  As we keep reading in Genesis we are going to focus on the lives of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, and Joseph in the coming weeks.  God will not change and we will see how He is accomplishing His purposes through the lives of these individuals.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of September 16

This week will finish reading the book of Job.  Hopefully, you have gained some insights into how to help those who are suffering and also to realize that God sees us in our suffering and He does care.  We may not know the answer to “why” we suffer, but we can know “who” God is and trust His goodness.  The end of this week has us moving back to Genesis to begin looking at the life of Abraham.  On Saturday…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of September 9

We have read through the first third of the book of Job.  Job has suffered some terrible things and his friends have come to “encourage” him, but they are not doing a good job.  This week we’ll continue reading in Job and learning about suffering.   On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon.  Please consider the questions below regarding the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups. Sunday, September 9 – Mark 6:14-29…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of September 2

Last week started our journey of reading through the Old Testament in chronological order.  So while we started in Genesis, we aren’t just reading it straight through.  We will be reading about Job in the coming days and then return to Genesis.  As we continue reading in the OT we will look at the Scriptures in the order in which events occurred.  Hopefully, as you read God’s Word it will come alive to you and you will see God in…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of August 26

This week we will start a reading plan that will take us chronologically through the Bible.  We will read through the Scriptures in the order in which events occurred.  Hopefully, as you read God’s Word it will come alive to you and you will see God in a fresh way.  May God reveal Himself to you in a powerful way as you meditate on the Bible.  We will start in Genesis and work our way to Revelation.  May God do…