Mark 1 ~ Good News!

If someone said, “I have good news,” what do you think they might say next?   In Mark 马可福音 chapter 1, the words “new, news or good news” appear six times.  Discussion: Mark 1 What is the gospel or good news about?   Mark 1:1 What did Jesus say... read more

Mark 2 ~ Jesus, the One & Only

What makes a person unique?  Throughout history rulers, leaders, scientists, artists and philosophers have been recognized for their personal talents and abilities. However all of these people are still just people.  Their accomplishments are limited. In Mark 马可福音... read more

Mark 3 ~ The Twelve

Twelve is an interesting number. In English, we call twelve things “a dozen”. Eggs are sold by the dozen. Many things are cheaper by the dozen. In the Bible, Jesus chose a specific group of men to follow him and they are called “the twelve... read more

Mark 4 ~ The Seed Sower

The seal of the University of Oklahoma features a picture of a person scattering seeds.  The image is called the “Seed Sower”. David Ross Boyd, the first president of OU, scattered or “sowed” seeds of education, as well as literally planting... read more

Mark 5 ~ Rejection

Have you ever felt rejected by a person or an organization? Many times we don’t want to do something because we are afraid of being rejected. In Mark 5 a man is rejected by the people from his town. Jesus accepts this man and heals him. Discussion: Mark 5:1-20  When... read more

Mark 6 ~ Contrast in Power

In Mark 6, a tyrannical ruler named King Herod uses his earthly power for an unthinkable act of evil. By contrast Jesus uses his infinite power for great compassion and love. We will discuss this great contrast and what we can learn from it. King Herod Why was John... read more