The Setting of Mark’s Gospel

Roman persecution in the wake

of Nero’s fire
The Source of Mark’s Gospel


The Structure of Mark’s Gospel

Mark 1:1 – The beginning of the gospel

about Jesus Christ (1-8),

the Son of God (9-16).

Hallmarks of Mark’s Gospel

  1. Emotion
  2. Immediacy
  3. Belief comes before sight

Christ’s Mission in Mark’s Gospel

  1. To make the clean unclean
  2. To prepare His disciples for trials
  3. To give His life as a ransom for many