of the Gospel according to Mark

The Beginning of the Gospel (1:1-15)

The Basis of Jesus’ (and our) Apostolate (1:1-13)
–        The Topic Sentence (1:1)
–        What Baptism Signifies (1:2-8)
–        Jesus’ Baptism (1:9-13)

01:01-08 The Beginning of the Gospel, part 1 (2009)
–        1:1-8 The Beginning of the Gospel (2014)
01:01-15 The Beginning of the Gospel, part 2 (2010)
–        1:4-11 Christ’s Baptism, Christian Baptism (2015)
–        See also below (01:14-20)

The Servant of YHWH: Serving Faithfully with Rising Resistance (1:16—3:12)

A Transitional Topic Sentence (1:14-15)
–  Jesus Comes to Capernaum (his début, told in a narrative “day,” 1:16-39)
–  He Brings Back the “Lost Sheep” (1:40—2:22)
–  And Restores the Sabbath (2:23—3:6)
A Summary Statement (3:7-12)

01:16-28 Calling to Discipleship and Confronting the Demonic (2010)
–        01:14-20 The Call to Discipleship (2015)
–        01:21-28 Resistance Broken Down (2015)
01:29-45 The Service of the Lord (2010)
–        01:29-39 Jesus’ Liberating Début (2015)
02:01-17 Jesus Releases and Calls the Sinful (2010)
02:18—3:6 Mounting Resistance to the New (2010)
See also below (03:07-19)

His True Family: Making Distinctions Between Responses to Him (3:13—6:13)

Jesus’ Gathers the Twelve to Be with Him (3:13-19)
The “Hearth” of Jesus (3:20-35)

03:07-19 Jesus Calls His New Family (2010)
03:20-35 Jesus’ True Family (2010)
–        Jesus’ Home among Us (2015)

Part I (what distinguishes the true family)

04:01-20 Differences in Soil (2010)
04:21-34 Growth Towards the Harvest (2010)
–        4:26-34 The Word Implanted Sprouts and Grows (2015)

Part II (typological pictures)

04:35-41 Does the Lord Not Care? (2010)
–        The Struggle of the Gospel (2015)
05:01-20 The Gospel among the Gentiles (2010)
05:21-43 God’s Faithfulness to Israel (2010)
–        The Redeemer of Israel (2015)

Where the Hearth of Jesus Is Not (6:1-6a)
Jesus Sends the Twelve Out (6:6b-13)

06:01-6a Unbelief Stuck in the Familiar (2010)
–        Not Accepting Jesus’ Difference (2015)
06:06b-13 Similarly Sent Out (2010)

Manifesting Himself: But Who Understands Who He Is? (6:14—8:26)

06:14-29 The Confusion of Those in Power (2010)
–        The World’s Feast (2015)
06:30-44 Jesus Our Abundance (2010)
06:45-56 Jesus the Wave Walker (2010)
07:01-23 The Blindness of the Hardened Heart (2010)
07:24—8:10 Jesus Is More than Enough (2010)
Coming Expositions on the Gospel according to Mark (2010)
08:11-26 Blindness to Jesus’ Manifestation (2010)
08:22-29, Opening Our Blind Eyes (2011)

Discipleship and Enlightenment on the Way of the Cross (8:27—10:52)
Part I

08:27—9:1 The Way of Christ Is the Way of the Cross (2010)
–        08:31-38 To Follow Jesus to the Cross (2015)
09:02-13 The Glory of the Faithful One (2010)
–        09:2-8 The Transfiguration of Jesus (2015)
09:14-29 The Importance of Faith and Prayer (2010)

Part II

09:30-50 The Way of the Cross in the Way of the Church (2010)
10:01-16 Household Relationships within the Church (2010)
10:17-31 Things that Distract—Their Real Cost (2010)

Part III

10:32-45 Become Low to Reach High (2010)
10:46-52 [missing]

God’s Kingdom and God’s Judgment (11:1—14:11)
Part I

11:01-10 Is It the Time for the Coming Kingdom? (2010)
11:11-26 It Was Not the Season for Figs (2010)
11:27—12:12 Jesus Confronts the Stewards (2010)
12:13-27 Not Rendering and Not Knowing (2010)
12:28-37a The New Way (2010)

Part II

12:37b—13:4 Exploitation and Devotion (2010)
–        13:1-8 See that No One Leads You Astray (2012)
13:05-23 The World until His Coming (2010)
13:24-37 Stay Awake and Be Alert! (2010)
–        Wake Up! Be Alert! Watch! (2014)
14:01-11 Anointed for Kingship (2010)

Faithful unto Death and the Vindication of Resurrection (14:12—16:20)
Part I

14:12-25 I Will Be Will You (2010)
14:26-42 The Great Obedience (2010)
14:43-52 Jesus is Abandoned by His Disciples (2010)
14:53-72 Jesus Is Steadfast but Peter Crumbles (2010)

Part II

15:01-39 Why Did Jesus Have to Die (2009)
15:01-15 Jesus and the Political System (2010)
15:16-32 Put to Death While Mocked and Humiliated (2010)
15:33-47 The Death of the Son of God (2010)

Part III

16:01-16 Overcoming Our Fear and Unbelief (2010)
–        16:1-8 Is This the Conclusion of Mark’s Gospel (2015)