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Mark 1:1-45

1: 1 Prologue

1: 2-8 Appearance of John the Baptist

1: 9-11 Baptism of Jesus

1:12-13 Jesus' temptation by the devil


1:14-15 How Jesus starts his ministry

1:16-20 Calling of Simon Peter, Andrew, James and John

1:21-28 The madman in the synagogue at Capernaum

1:29-34 Peter's mother-in-law's fever; Jesus also heals many others that evening

1:35-39 Jesus continues preaching and healing - also 1:35 Prayer; 1:35 Solitude

1:40-45 The leper

Mark 2:1-28

2: 1-12 The paralysed man

2:13-17 Calling of Matthew the tax collector

2:17 Jesus has come to save those who are lost - "The doctor and the sick"

2:18-20 The presence of Jesus should mean joy - "The wedding guests and the bridegroom"

2:21-22 Parables - The teaching of Jesus and the old ways can not be mixed - "The new cloth sewn onto the old" and "The new wine poured into old wineskins"

2:23-28 The disciples pick corn on the Sabbath - "The Sabbath is made for man"

Mark 3:1-35

3: 1-6 The man with the shrivelled hand

3: 7-12 Jesus continues healing many

3:13-19 Choosing the twelve apostles - also 3:16a,17 Qualifications for apostles

3:20-21 Jesus and His own family - "He must be mad"

3:22-30 Jesus is accused of using the devil's power to heal

3:31-35 Jesus and His own family - "Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?"

Mark 4:1-41

4: 1-9 Mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven (1) Listening and responding to the Gospel of Jesus - "Sowing the seed"

4:10-12 Parables - why Jesus spoke in parables

4:13-20 "Sowing the seed" - concluded

4:21-23 Living as witnesses to Jesus Christ - "Light, and the lamp on the stand"

4:24-25 The price of criticism and treating others badly - "Measure for measure"

4:26-29 Mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven (2) How the seed of faith grows - "The growing seed"

4:30-32 Mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven (3) "The tiny mustard seed that grows into a great tree"

4:33-34 Parables - why Jesus spoke in parables - concluded

4:35-41 Calming the storm

Mark 5:1-43

5 :1-20 The madmen and the Gadarene pigs - also 5:19b-20 Evangelism

5:21-43 The woman with the haemorrhage and the raising of Jairus' daughter

Mark 6:1-56

6: 1-6a Jesus is rejected in Nazareth for the second time

6:6b-13 The twelve apostles are sent out to preach and heal

6:14-29 Death of John the Baptist

6:30-44 Feeding the five thousand

6:45-52 Walking on water

6:53-56 Jesus heals the sick at Gennesaret

Mark 7:1-37

7: 1-23 Jesus and the Scribes and Pharisees - "What really makes a person unclean"

7:24-30 The sick daughter of the Syrophoenician woman

7:31-37 The deaf and dumb man in the Decapolis

Mark 8:1-38

8: 1-10 Feeding the four thousand

8:11-12 The scribes and Pharisees demand more signs from Jesus

8:13-21 The yeast of the Pharisee's

8:22-26 The blind man of Bethsaida

8:27-30 "Who do people say I am?" asks Jesus

8:31-33 Jesus teaches about his death and resurrection for a first time

8:34-38 Carrying the cross of Jesus

Mark 9:1-50

9: 1 Carrying the cross of Jesus - concluded

9: 2-13 The Transfiguration of Jesus

9:14-29 The epileptic boy - also 9:23-24 Faith; 9:23-24 The pilgrim life

9:30-32 Jesus teaches about his death and resurrection for a second time

9:33-37 "Who is the greatest?"

9:38-41 The man not against Jesus is for him!

9:42 Leading others into sin - "The millstone around the neck"

9:43-49 Getting rid of temptation - "The offending "eye", "hand", "foot""

9:50 Living as witnesses to Jesus Christ - "Salt, and the salt of the earth"

Mark 10:1-52

10: 1-12 The Pharisees and divorce

10:13-16 Accepting the kingdom of God like a child

10:17-31 Possessions as a possible barrier to following Jesus - "The rich young man"

10:32-34 Jesus teaches about his death and resurrection for a third time

10:35-45 Jesus comes to serve - John and James want to be first!

10:46-52 The blind men near Jericho


Mark 11:1-33

11: 1-11 The final entry of Jesus into Jerusalem

11:12-14 The cursed fig-tree

11:15-19 Jesus drives the buyers and sellers from the Temple

11:20-26 the cursed fig-tree withers away - also 11:25 Forgiveness; 11:25 Prayer

11:27-33 The authority of Jesus is questioned

Mark 12:1-44

12: 1-12 Those who won't accept God (2) "The wicked tenants of the vineyard". Also "The rejected stone"

12:13-17 The Pharisees and Herodians question Jesus - paying taxes

12:18-27 The Sadducees question him - rising from death (Easter Week - Part 21.4)

12:28-34 A teacher of the Law (or scribe) questions him - the greatest commandment? - also 12:28b-33 The Christian life in outline

12:35-37 Jesus in return, asks a question about the expected Messiah

12:38-40 Jesus criticises the teachers of the Law (or Scribes) and the Pharisees - also 12:38b-40 Snobbery

12:41-44 Jesus compares the rich man's giving with the widow's offering - also 12:41-44 Charitable giving

Mark 13:1-37

13: 1-37 Jesus describes the end-times and His return

13:28-31 Being prepared for the end-times and the return of Jesus (1) "The lesson of the fig-tree"

13:34-37 Being prepared for the end-times and the return of Jesus (3) "The faithful servants and the returning master"

Mark 14:1-72

14: 1-2 The plot to kill Jesus

14: 3-9 The anointing of Jesus at Bethany

14:10-11 Judas Iscariot decides to betray him

14:12-25 The last supper - also 14:22-24 The Lord's Supper

14:26-42 The last night continued and the garden of Gethsemane

14:43-52 Jesus is betrayed and arrested

14:53-72 Jesus is tried before the Jewish authorities; Peter betrays him

14:64b-65 Jesus is ill-treated during his trial

Mark 15:1-47

15: 1 Jesus before the Jewish authorities - concluded

15: 2-15 Jesus before the Roman Pontius Pilate; the sentence

15:15b-20 Jesus is tortured

15:21-37 His crucifixion and death

15:33 Supernatural events as Jesus dies

15:38 Supernatural events as Jesus dies - concluded

15:39-41 Some of the people present - also 15:40-41 Women

15:42-47 His burial


Mark 16:1-20

16: 1-8 The empty tomb

16: 9-14 The resurrection of Jesus and His appearances

16:15-18 His commission to preach the Gospel to the world - 1also 6:15-16 Unique claims of Christ

16:19-20 Jesus ascends to heaven - also 16:19b Heaven

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