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Let's Study Mark

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'When John Mark wrote out his "good news" about Jesus two thousand years ago, his Gospel was a completely new kind of book. No one had ever written one before. In fact no one would have known what a Gospel was...What made the Gospel of Mark unique was this: it was not written merely as the memoir of Jesus as a great man, not even as the greatest man who had ever lived. Rat ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published May 1st 1999 by Banner of Truth
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Ray
Jan 17, 2008 rated it really liked it
Ferguson is well positioned to write these sort of commentaries. He has a PhD in systematics and has taught at Westminster Theological Seminary, but he's also been the beloved pastor of a large, vibrant Presbyterian church in Scotland. He's written something like 30 books, and he has a gift for clear but deep writing.

The cover of my edition of this book, printed in 2005, is not overly cheesy (as the last reviewer charged). But an older volume in this series (Ferguson's Let's Study Philippians -
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Dayo Adewoye
Sep 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
An interesting and insightful walk through the book of Mark. Rev. Ferguson throws up a lot of background knowledge which makes the text more understandable. His skill in teaching and application helps one to encounter the life of Jesus afresh and respond to it in faith and obedience.
Marianne
Sep 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Super commentary for the every-man. By no means exhaustive but very insightful.
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May 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
I found it to be a helpful and insightful resource. Ferguson does a good job helping the reader stop, think, and notice connections that he might otherwise miss.
Murungi Igweta
Succinct and enjoyable, with a good appreciation of biblical theology
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Love this commentary. Especially loved doing it with my children.
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Excellent help to me as I prepared to lead our women's Bible study at church. Sinclair Ferguson offers insights which make the Gospel come much more clearly into focus. His intention is to shine the spotlight on our Lord Jesus and he does just that.
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Sinclair B. Ferguson is Associate Preacher at St Peter's Free Church in Dundee and also Distinguished Visiting Professor of Systematic Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was Senior Minister of First Presbyterian Church of Columbia, South Carolina and prior to that, he was minister of St. George's-Tron Church in Glasgow.
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