Why was Mark’s gospel written?. (from faith, for faith). To help others believe the “good news” that Jesus is the Son of God and the Saviour. Define and explain the meaning of “Gospel” (2 marks). Gospel means “Good News”,
Why was Mark’s gospel written?
(from faith, for faith)
To help others believe the “good news” that Jesus is the Son of God and the Saviour.
Define and explain the meaning of “Gospel” (2 marks)
Gospel means “Good News”,
The story about Jesus, that shows how Jesus is God’s son and our saviour
Who, where & when of Mark’s Gospel
What is your guess about the answer to these questions?
To describe who wrote Mark’s gospel, when & where
To understand who Mark was writing the gospel for
To evaluate the evidence for who wrote Mark’s gospel
Mark was a _______from ______, who wrote his gospel in ______. He probably wrote it in ______, shortly before or after 70 AD. He might have known some of the ________ and travelled as a ____________ and interpreter with Peter and Paul.
DisciplesGreek Rome JerusalemJewmissionary
Copy out and complete the gap fill.
2. Read the “throwing doubt” section. Does it make you doubt anything you learnt today about who might Mark was?
Mark’s gospel is not reliable because the writer of the Gospel didn't personally know Jesus.
- for & against, conclusion.
Level (5/6 marks)
A well argued response, with reasoned consideration of 2 points of view.