Mark chapters 1-4

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Reading Mark’s gospel as a manual for discipleship

Mark 1: 1-8

Good News: calling time on Rome and the temple

Mark 1: 9-15

Responding to the Good News: repentance and resistance

Mark 1: 16-20

“Follow me!” – discipleship as a road trip with Jesus

Mark 1: 21-34

A busy first day: God’s Liberator in action

Mark 1: 35-45

Attacking the Purity System: Jesus and the leper

Mark 2: 1-12

Attacking the Debt System: Jesus and the Pharisees

Mark 2: 13-28

Jesus the Law-breaker: Lord of the Sabbath

Mark 3: 7-19

Jesus’ new missional community begins

Mark 3: 20-35

Jesus declares war on the world order underpinned by the temple

Mark 4: 1-34

The Kingdom of God: growth and resistance

Mark 4: 35-41

Constructing a new world order (1): stilling a storm


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