Mark (Focus On The Bible Commentary Series)
Mark's Gospel is a book for today's people in today's world. It is vivid, appealing powerfully to the eye of the imagination. This is an age of new interest in the supernatural, with so many possibilities of deception. Here...
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Mark's Gospel is a book for today's people in today's world. It is vivid, appealing powerfully to the eye of the imagination.
This is an age of new interest in the supernatural, with so many possibilities of deception. Here is Jesus, the True God and perfect Man, working the supernatural works of God.
Today harrowing pictures of suffering bombards us all and we ask 'Why?' Here is God's great Suffering Servant, showing us that God cares.
Most of all today's people are fascinated by Jesus himself. Who was this Man? Indeed, if, as Mark believed, he really did rise from the dead, we should re-phrase the question, Who IS this Man? Who did he claim to be? All this and much more, Mark's dynamic book brings to us.
". . . written in simple, non-technical language for ordinary church members . . . the reader will be amply rewarded by the author's explanation of the text and its application to modern life." - Michael Bentley, Bracknell. Evangelical Times, 1995. 304 pages, from Christian Focus.
The themes of the second book in this series are Missionary tales and remarkable conversions. Other themes covered in the series are Living for God and the value of scripture Missionary Tales and Remarkable Conversions; Honouring God and Dramatic Deliverances; Faithful Witnesses and Childhood Faith.Joel Beeke and Diana Kleyn have taken a selection of real life incidents and fictional narratives and developed them into a series of devotional books for children aged 712.Scriptural references throughout the book use the King James Version of the Bible and the questions are also based on this version.The stories themselves include a good mixture of historical adventure childhood experiences remarkable instances of conversion and dramatic edge of your seat rescues from danger.
Dr Geoffrey W. Grogan was Principal Emeritus of Glasgow Bible College before it became International Christian College, Glasgow. His theological studies were undertaken there and at the London Bible College. He served the College as a full-time lecturer for fourteen years before going south in 1965 to teach at LBC. In 1969 he returned to Glasgow as principal. He has served on four missionary councils, on the Strathclyde Education Committee and the Management Committee for the Cambridge University Diploma in Religious Studies. He has written books on the Trinity, the Person of Christ, Paul, the Psalms and commentaries on Isaiah, Mark and 2 Corinthians. He is now retired and has been a part-time pastor in a Baptist Church.