Week 2 Overview/Questions

Week 2:

  • Genesis 5-15
  • Proverbs 5-9
  • Psalms 1 ****
  • Mark 1****

 

Mark 1 Overview:

John (clothed with Camels hair and ate locusts and wild honey) preaching repentance and  baptizing in the wilderness for the remission of sins.

“I indeed have baptized you with water, but he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost.” V.8

Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist in the Jordan River, and the heavens opened and the spirited descended on Him like a Dove. After, Jesus went into the wilderness and fasted for 40 days and 40 nights. He was tempted by the devil.

After that Jesus went to Galilee preaching the gospel saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent ye, and believe the gospel.”

Jesus picked Simon, Andrew, James and John to follow him.

Jesus taught in the synagogue and everyone was astonished being that he taught with authority. That’s when an unclean spirit that was in a man spoke to Jesus. Jesus delivered him.

Jesus healed Simon’s mother in law, as well as many that were sick of diverse diseases, and cast out many devils.

Jesus also heals the leper who asked. Jesus does however, he tells the man to not tell anyone but to go show himself to the priest and to do the things which Moses commanded. On the contrary the man goes away telling EVERYONE! It gets to the point where there are people coming to Jesus from “every quarter”. He could no longer enter into the City, but was forced into desert places.

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Questions:

  1. Who ministered to Jesus after he fasted?
  2. What does this verse mean, “For he taught them as one that had authority, and not as the scribes.”? (v. 22)
  3. Here we see that even the unclean spirit in the man knew who Jesus was and plead for him not to hurt them. What did Jesus say to the unclean spirit?
  4. How did the unclean spirit come out?
  5. When did Jesus’ fame spread through Galilee?
  6. When did Jesus wake up to pray?

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Psalms 1 Overview

Counsel: advice; opinion or instruction given in directing the judgment or conduct of another.

Ungodly: not accepting God or a particular religious doctrine; irreligious; atheistic: or sinful; wicked; impious; not conforming to religious tenets or canons

Scornful: derisive; contemptuous, despise, detest Contempt: the feeling with which a person regards anything considered mean, vile, or worthless; disdain; scorn.

Law: system or collection of such rules.

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My Own Words:

Blessed is the one who doesn’t seek the advice, opinions or instructions from those who do not accept God or Christianity, or those who are wicked,. —– Nor should we be mean, vile/derisive, abusive, or rude. But we should delight in the rules, commandments of God and meditate on them night and day. Doing so, we shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water. Thus, having plentiful access to “water” for our spiritual nourishment, thus,  baring correct fruits in the correct season. Whatever we do will prosper.

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3 thoughts on “Week 2 Overview/Questions

  1. Mark 1
    1) The angels ministered to Jesus after he fasted
    2) This question I was kind of questioning and not understanding; I had put as my answer..He taught them as a leader with purpose….(which kind of make sense but doesn’t…..) HELP!!!!
    3.) Jesus told the unclean spirit to be quiet and to come out of the man.
    4.) it convulsed the man and a loud cry came upon the man when the spirit left
    5.) His fame spread after the healing of Peter’s Mother in Law that evening.
    6.) Jesus woke up before daylight to go pray.

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    • Yes! Number 6 speaks volumes! Have you ever been awaken out of your sleep early in the morning, wondering why – so you get up, maybe get something to eat, watch tv or simply go back to sleep? That is the time in which we should pray – the Lord is wanting to tell us something!!! Hallelujah!!

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