Book Of Mark Book Review

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I read the book of Mark annually when going through the Bible with my Sunday school class but I’ve never done a deep review or study of this book. For me Mark has always seemed a little less organized then Matthew. Mark provides an excellent resource of for information of the things that Jesus said during his time on earth but for me I generally reference the other gospels more frequently then the book of Mark.
Now after reading it again and remembering that Mark was with Peter and Paul I’m wondering if it’s not the Peter influence in Mark’s writing that makes it less organized for me. I love the other books of the Bible that Paul wrote and have studied them intensively over the years. I’m accustomed to Paul’s writing style and thought process,
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Jesus is the Messiah the one that came to suffer and serve in order to seek and save mankind. He also told people that their sins where forgiven and this disturbed a lot of the Scribes and Pharisee because who was this man that he thought that he had the right to forgive sins. They still didn’t understand that Jesus was more than a prophet. They understand that he was the Son of God here on earth and that he had all …show more content…
Jesus was the one that prophets had spoken on for generation after generation. Jesus was the fulfillment of God promise to his people.
Crucifixion & Resurrection Mark wrote about Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection just like Matthew. He explained the way that they tortured and was cruel Jesus. He mentioned the disrespect by how they sold his clothes and by writing “The King of Jews” over his head. Mark pretty most recited this part of Jesus’ history just like Matthew.
Personal Reflection
For me I generally only reference the book of Mark when we study it during Sunday school or if a pastor is bringing a sermon for the book. For me Mark’s review of Jesus’ life and ministry or work here on earth was incomplete or maybe lacking compare to Matthew. Matthew provides the information clearer to me and more in chronological order that Mark. For me Matthew’s writing about Jesus is easier to follow.
I do like the fact that Mark provides more information about John the Baptist and the purpose for his

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