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The Gospel of Mark: Open Your Heart and Believe! Handout #3

July 18, 2018

The Gospel of Mark: Open Your Heart and Believe!

Adult Vacation Bible School,  July 2018

Session 3: On the road to Jerusalem the way of Jesus is the way of the cross

 

Mark 2:1-8:21

  1. Central section, Inclusio, Mark 8:22-10:52 -- Opening our eyes is costly

    1. Healing a blind man as symbolic of discipleship

      1. 8:14-21 prelude -- struggle to see

      2. 8:22-26 Sight comes gradually

      3. Emperor Vespasian

    2. The confession of Jesus’ identity – who do people say I am? Who do YOU say I am? 8:27-30

    3. First passion prediction and the second temptation, 8:3-33

    4. The call to discipleship 8:34-38

    5. The manifestation of Jesus’identity – a glimpse of glory, 9:2-8

    6. Belief and unbelief, 9:14-24

    7. Second passion prediction, 9:30-31

    8. Costly discipleship, 9:43-10:29

    9. Third passion prediction 10:32-34

    1. Second healing of a blind man

      1. Prelude – struggle to see, 10;34-45

      2. Stepping out in faith/trust 10:46-51

      3. Opened eyes to walk on the way of discipleship 10:52

  2.  What has spoken to you in this section of Mark’s Gospel?

 

 

 

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