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The Message of Mark (The Bible Speaks Today: New Testament)

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The fast-paced vitality of Mark's narrative of Jesus wins the hearts of modern readers on its own terms. (No small achievement for a Greco-Roman biogragraphy of an ancient sage.) And like any great story, it unveils its meaning to those who listen attentively, who inquire patiently and who brood on its meaning and significance. Donald English has lived with Mark's story ...more
Published November 28th 1992 by IVP Academic (first published January 1st 1992)
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David 'Wavey' Cowpar
Jul 22, 2016 David 'Wavey' Cowpar rated it it was amazing
This was a very good expositional commentary on the Gospel of Mark.

A number of years ago the Christian Union I was involved with in Cork were involved in IFES Ireland's Free Gospel Project, which was based around the Gospel of Mark.
We did Bible studies for Christians (one on each chapter) and also for seekers (not one on each chapter).

In all that time the idea that Mark may have been writing to let us know what it means to be a disciple was never discussed. We struggled with why Jesus had people
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Part of "The Bible Speaks Today" series. Narrative of the Book of Mark.The least favorite of the Gospels. Shortest Gospel. Some information of the Gospel not previously known.
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