BEFORE YOU START:
are some suggestions which will help you
as you read through the Gospel of Mark.
(Please note that this reading guide
assumes that you are using a New Revised
Standard Version of the Bible. You
certainly may use any version of the
Bible you prefer, but some of the wording
may not be exactly the same.)
starting a lesson, remember to
say a prayer asking God to be
with you as you read your Bible.
- A list of
activities is given for each day.
Do them in order and check them
off as you go. For starters, if
your Bible has it:
Read the introduction to the
Gospel of Mark and skim the
outline presented on the next two
- For the
map exercises, click on the
reference to bring you to the
maps of Palestine or Jerusalem.
or highlight in some way the
verses you are asked to mark.
Feel free, of course, to mark any
other verses you think are
are encouraged to read the Gospel of Mark
and do the exercises with your family or
a friend. The questions are meant to get
you thinking and reflecting on the Gospel
of Mark and how the Gospel affects your
own life. There is not an answer guide
other than your God-given sense, the
shared consensus among believers, and the
guidance of the Holy Spirit.
The Lord be