Mark 13:28-37 (Focus: “Take heed, watch & pray!”)

This week, we concluded our verse-by-verse study of Mark 13. We rehashed the dangers of trying to figure out exactly when Jesus is coming back to the neglect of sharing the gospel of HOPE with others while, at the same time, acknowledging the fact that we have been commanded (multiple times by Jesus Himself) to “Keep watch!” Towards […]

Mark 13:1-8 (Focus: Do Not Be Deceived)

With this lesson, we begin an in-depth study of the “apocalyptic” verses in Mark 13. After the shocking comments Jesus made about the Temple, Peter, James, John, and Andrew approach Him privately to gather more information. Since Jesus’ clear warnings about the pending destruction of Jerusalem were heeded, the early church was saved. What’s remarkable is how the warnings about deception […]

Mark 16:1-8 (Focus: The Resurrection of Jesus)

This week we examined the Resurrection of Jesus as recorded in the first eight verses of Mark’s Gospel. We focused our discussion on the historicity of the Resurrection and the authenticity of Mark’s account. >>Click here to read today’s text in NIV, KJV, and NASB: Mark 16:1-8 << Mark 16:1-8 ~ He Is Risen! After His death had been […]