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This practical series helps individuals or groups learn about Scripture in order to deepen their relationship with God. Each six-week discovery guide; explains Scripture and suggests how it applies to everyday life, is faithful to Church teaching and is guided by the best of biblical scholarship, presents the insights of Church fathers and later saints, appeals to beginners as well as to those familiar with the Bible. The Gospel of Mark, like all the gospels, gives us the life story of Jesus, but is also unique giving us the events and actions that took place in Jesus' ministry. Follow Him with this study guide and a group or on your own.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 96 Vendor: Loyola Press Publication Date: 2001 Dimensions: 9 X 6 X 0.5 (inches)
ISBN: 0829414479 ISBN-13: 9780829414479 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours. Series:Catholic Perspectives
In the book of Mark, Jesus eagerly proclaims the Good News: the Kingdom of God has come. What does that mean for those of us who follow Jesus? Mark: Getting to Know Jesus is an excellent introduction to the book of Mark and the important themes contained in this earliest gospel.
A Guided Discovery of the Bible The Bible invites us to explore Gods word and reflect on how we might respond to it. To do this, we need guidance and the right tools for discovery. The Six Weeks with the Bible series of Bible discussion guides offers both in a concise six-week format. Whether focusing on a specific biblical book or exploring a theme that runs throughout the Bible, these practical guides in this series provide meaningful insights that explain Scripture while helping readers make connections to their own lives. Each guide
• is faithful to Church teaching and is guided by sound biblical scholarship • presents the insights of Church fathers and saints • includes questions for discussion and reflection • delivers information in a reader-friendly format • gives suggestions for prayer that help readers respond to Gods word • appeals to beginners as well as to advanced students of the Bible
By reading Scripture, reflecting on its deeper meanings, and incorporating it into our daily life, we can grow not only in our understanding of Gods word, but also in our relationship with God.
Kevin Perrotta is an award-winning Catholic journalist and a former editor of Gods Word Today. In addition to the Six Weeks with the Bible series, he is the author of Invitation to Scripture and Your One-Stop Guide to the Bible. Perrotta lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.