Mark: Gospel of the Servant King, is part of the Bringing the Bible to LifeM series, a companion to Zondervan's NIV Application Commentary, written by leading scholars for lay study, and explores both the historical meaning of the biblical text and its contemporary significance.
Mark provides a journey through the biblical book, twelve sessions with discussion questions, and a closing section that assists you and your group in responding to God's Word together or individually.
About: Bringing the Bible to Life Series A series of Bible study guides following the format and content of the NIV Application Commentaries Series. Each study looks at the original meaning, bridging contexts, and contemporary significance of the text, and offers small group participants a better understanding and relevant application of the biblical material to their daily lives.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 160 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2010 Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
If you want to move from the biblical text to contemporary life on solid ground, this series has been written for you. The Bringing the Bible to Life series, a companion to Zondervan's NIV Application Commentary, is intended to bring both the historical meaning of the biblical text and its contemporary significance. Each guide provides an introduction to the biblical book, six to twelve sessions with discussion questions, and a closing section that assists the group in responding to God's Word together or individually. The included Leader's Guide helps busy people prepare to lead the study. Sessions on Mark include: * 1 The Messiah Arrives * 2 Who Speaks for God? * 3 Fruitful and Unfruitful Soil * 4 Fear and Faith * 5 The Training of the Twelve * 6 Unclean? * 7 The Unexpected Mission * 8 The Right Question * 9 The Fruitless Tree * 10 What Matters Now * 11 Betrayal * 12 End and Beginning
David E. Garland (PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is William B. Hinson Professor of Christian Scriptures and dean for academic affairs at George W. Truett Seminary, Baylor University. He is the New Testament editor for the revised Expositor's Bible Commentary and the author of various books and commentaries, including Mark and Colossians/Philemon in the NIV Application Commentary, and the article on Mark in the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary. He and his wife, Diana, reside in Waco, Texas. SPANISH BIO: David E. Garland es profesor de Nuevo Testamento en el Seminario Teologico Truett, Waco, Texas y autor de numerosos comentarios.
Karen Lee-Thorp was a senior editor at NavPress for many years and series editor for the LifeChange Bible study series. She is now a freelance writer living in Brea, California, with her husband, Greg Herr, and their daughters, Megan and Marissa. SPANISH BIO: Karen Lee-Thorp ha sido autora o co-autora de mas de 50 libros, tanto de trabajo como de estudios biblicos. Fue editora en NavPress durante varios anos y hoy dia radica en Brea, California, con su esposo Greg Herr y sus hijas Megan y Maris.
Karen H. Jobes is the Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at Wheaton College. She is the author of many articles and several books, including The NIV Application Commentary: Esther.