NT315 Book Study: The Gospel of Mark

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Enjoy an in-depth study of Mark’s Gospel from New Testament expert Dr. Mark Strauss. In this course, Dr. Strauss focuses on the words of Mark and the themes, theology, and purpose of the book. He describes the context of the Gospel as a whole and then examines the text passage by passage.

Introduction

Introducing the Speaker and the Course

Introducing the Speaker and the Course

1m

Background and Introduction to Mark

Introducing Mark’s Gospel

Introducing Mark’s Gospel

6m
The Author of Mark

The Author of Mark

8m
Audience and Place of Writing

Audience and Place of Writing

6m
Date and Occasion of Writing

Date and Occasion of Writing

5m
Structure

Structure

6m
Purpose and Main Themes

Purpose and Main Themes

3m
Literary Features

Literary Features

6m
Highlighting Mark’s Use of “Immediately”

Highlighting Mark’s Use of “Immediately”

6m
Method and Approach

Method and Approach

10m
Finding All the Geographic Places Mentioned in Mark

Finding All the Geographic Places Mentioned in Mark

6m

Part 1: The Authority of the Messiah—Prologue

“The Beginning of the Gospel of Jesus the Messiah”

“The Beginning of the Gospel of Jesus the Messiah”

6m
Fulfillment of Prophecy

Fulfillment of Prophecy

5m
John the Baptist

John the Baptist

5m
Baptism and Temptation of Jesus

Baptism and Temptation of Jesus

7m

The Kingdom Authority of the Messiah

Proclaiming the Kingdom

Proclaiming the Kingdom

7m
Researching the Kingdom of God with the Topic Guide

Researching the Kingdom of God with the Topic Guide

6m
Kingdom Authority in Teaching, Healing, and Exorcism

Kingdom Authority in Teaching, Healing, and Exorcism

7m
Healing the Leper

Healing the Leper

10m
Researching the “Messianic Secret”

Researching the “Messianic Secret”

5m
Forgiving Sin and the Beginning of Conflict

Forgiving Sin and the Beginning of Conflict

8m
Conflicts with Leaders and Jesus’ Authority

Conflicts with Leaders and Jesus’ Authority

10m
Lord of the Sabbath

Lord of the Sabbath

9m

The Division of Israel

Choosing the Twelve—Reconstituting Israel

Choosing the Twelve—Reconstituting Israel

11m
Jesus’ True Family and the Beelzebul Controversy

Jesus’ True Family and the Beelzebul Controversy

9m
Parables of the Kingdom

Parables of the Kingdom

9m
Authority over Natural and Supernatural Forces

Authority over Natural and Supernatural Forces

10m
Authority over Disease and Death

Authority over Disease and Death

13m
Examining Mark’s Use of Aramaic Phrases

Examining Mark’s Use of Aramaic Phrases

7m
Rejection by His Hometown

Rejection by His Hometown

5m
Locating and Labeling the Miracles of Jesus

Locating and Labeling the Miracles of Jesus

6m

The Expanding Mission of the Messiah

Sending Out the Twelve and Death of John the Baptist

Sending Out the Twelve and Death of John the Baptist

8m
Feeding the 5,000 and Walking on Water

Feeding the 5,000 and Walking on Water

9m
The Question of Defilement

The Question of Defilement

6m
Moving Outside Israel’s Borders

Moving Outside Israel’s Borders

8m

Part 2: The Suffering Servant—The Revelation of the Messiah’s Suffering

Beginning an Introduction to Part 2 of Mark’s Gospel

Beginning an Introduction to Part 2 of Mark’s Gospel

6m
The Conclusion of an Introduction to Part 2 of Mark’s Gospel

The Conclusion of an Introduction to Part 2 of Mark’s Gospel

3m
Examining the Different Verbs for “Seeing” in Mark 8:23–25

Examining the Different Verbs for “Seeing” in Mark 8:23–25

7m
Peter’s Confession and the First Passion Prediction

Peter’s Confession and the First Passion Prediction

8m
The Transfiguration

The Transfiguration

10m
Exploring the Significance of the Phrase “Listen to Him”

Exploring the Significance of the Phrase “Listen to Him”

5m
Second Passion Prediction

Second Passion Prediction

7m
Teaching on Divorce

Teaching on Divorce

7m
Riches and the Kingdom of God

Riches and the Kingdom of God

8m
Third Passion Prediction and Request of James and John

Third Passion Prediction and Request of James and John

8m
Blind Bartimaeus and the End of the Journey

Blind Bartimaeus and the End of the Journey

9m

The Messiah Confronts Jerusalem

The Triumphal Entry

The Triumphal Entry

7m
Finding the Fulfillment of Prophecies in Mark’s Gospel

Finding the Fulfillment of Prophecies in Mark’s Gospel

5m
Prophetic Action in the Temple and Cursing the Fig Tree

Prophetic Action in the Temple and Cursing the Fig Tree

8m
Question about John and the Parable of the Wicked Tenant Farmers

Question about John and the Parable of the Wicked Tenant Farmers

10m
Taxes to Caesar and Marriage in the Resurrection

Taxes to Caesar and Marriage in the Resurrection

11m
The Greatest Commandment and a Riddle

The Greatest Commandment and a Riddle

8m
Warning against Scribes and Commending a Widow’s Offering

Warning against Scribes and Commending a Widow’s Offering

8m
The Olivet Discourse

The Olivet Discourse

11m

The Passion of the Messiah

The Plot against Jesus

The Plot against Jesus

12m
The Last Supper

The Last Supper

9m
Gethsemane

Gethsemane

7m
Understanding Literary Techniques in Mark’s Gospel

Understanding Literary Techniques in Mark’s Gospel

8m
Arrest and Trial of Jesus; Peter’s Denial

Arrest and Trial of Jesus; Peter’s Denial

13m
Trial before Pilate

Trial before Pilate

11m
The Crucifixion

The Crucifixion

8m
Researching the Crucifixion

Researching the Crucifixion

5m
Death and Burial of Jesus

Death and Burial of Jesus

10m

The Epilogue

Resurrection Announced

Resurrection Announced

7m
Studying Textual Variants in Mark 1:41 and 16:9–20

Studying Textual Variants in Mark 1:41 and 16:9–20

5m
The Endings of Mark

The Endings of Mark

6m

Conclusion

Summary Overview and Conclusion to Mark

Summary Overview and Conclusion to Mark

2m