For the past several weeks, Lifeway has been offering a free Bible study on Mark to anyone who wanted to participate. This week, we cover session six.
In session five last week, Jesus sent His disciples out two by two to do many of the works He had been doing and to spread the gospel. This week, He makes it clear that His kingdom is for everyone.
In his Gospel, Mark emphasized that Jesus never turned anyone away. He was always willing to teach and to heal, even when it might not have seemed convenient at the time. His attitude and actions stood in stark contrast to the religious leaders of the day, who were usually more concerned with the traditions of the law than the troubles of the people.
To emphasize Jesus’ love and compassion for even the castaways of society, Mark highlighted two healing stories…
Click here to access the sixth session, entitled Includes.