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Mark 1, Jesus The Servant, fishers of men, forty, Capernaum, 4 Gospels Reflect 4 Beholds, Anointed, Messiah, Christ, Immediately, test, tempt, Repent And Believe, on his knees, House Churches

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  • http://gracethrufaith.com/free/mp3/mp3-the-book-of-mark/
  • Adult Bible Lesson. Antioch Bible Baptist Church February 19, 2006 (Original). Revised, July, 2011.Park Central Baptist Church (Dallas, Texas)Presenter: Joseph David Rhodes, M.A., M. Div.
  • http://www.slideshare.net/josephdrhodes98/part-i-pp-introduction-to-the-gospel-of-mark-1st-lesson-8823340?from_search=4
  • J. Vernon McGee in his Thru the Bible broadcast number 41003 the Mark Introduction: Characteristics
  • Anointed Messiah Christ by Thomas C. Simcox, page 17, Israel My GloryIsaiah 61:1-2 Luke 4:18, John 4:25, 1:17, 1:41 Matthew 2:4, 1:1 Mark 1:1 Romans 1:1 Daniel 9:25 Anointed Messiah Christ by Thomas C. Simcox, page 17, Israel My Glory
  • Anointed Messiah Christ by Thomas C. Simcox, page 17, Israel My GloryIsaiah 61:1-2 Luke 4:18, John 4:25, 1:17, 1:41 Matthew 2:4, 1:1 Mark 1:1 Romans 1:1 Daniel 9:25 Anointed Messiah Christ by Thomas C. Simcox, page 17, Israel My Glory
  • Mark 1:2 John 6:31, 45 Matthew 4:4 Luke 4:4, It Is Written
  • George SwinnockActs 20:7 1 Corinthians 16:2 Hebrews 10:25 2 Corinthians 11:14, 18 1 Corinthians 7:5 1 Corinthians 5:5 Acts 5:3 John 13:27 Mark 1:13 Matthew 4:10 Zechariah 3:1 Job 1:6 1 Chronicles 21:1, Satan, Church
  • Good Morning Lord,Verse of the Day, THOUGHT FOR THE DAY, MINI BIBLE STUDY FOR THE DAY, QUESTION FOR THE DAY, DEAR COMPASS, About Compass...Compass International, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit ministry. Our mission is to be used by the Holy Spirit to spread the good news of Jesus Christ and to provide resources for maturing Christians. For more information on Compass, over 200 eye-opening Bible studies on tape and DVD, future Bible conferences and awesome Israel mission trips, please visit our web site at www.compass.org. or call 800-977-2177 for a catalog.Misc. InformationGood Morning Lord! is sent out every Monday-Friday and is copyrighted by Compass International, Inc. There are approximately 300 studies that rotate each year. Any portion of GML e-mails may be forwarded without permission as long as the contact/subscription information is included.To subscribe or un-subscribe to Good Morning Lord!, go to www.compass.org homepage and click on the "GOOD MORNING LORD!" logo at the bottom.Scripture taken from the New American Standard Bible, copyright The Lockman Foundation 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977. Used by permission.Answers to questions in GML are intended to be supplementary and in the spirit of Proverbs 11:14, 15:22, and 26:26, which calls for believers to seek counsel from more than one person. Therefore, it is not recommended that any decision be based solely on GML's answer, but rather it be considered one of several counselors when determining a course of action.Compass International, Inc. www.compass.org
  • Luke 5:2 Mark 1:18 Matthew 4:20, left their nets
  • Matthew 2:8 Mark 1:37 Luke 2:46 John 6:25 John 9:35 Hosea 12:4, I Found God!
  • http://winteryknight.wordpress.com/2012/11/27/new-discovery-of-early-fragment-of-the-book-of-romans-to-be-published-by-academic-press/
  • 2 Chronicles 6:13 Daniel 6:10 Mark 1:40 Ephesians 3:14 Hebrews 12:12 1 Kings 8:54, Kneeling On His Knees
  • Bible and Spade, Vol. 26, No. 4, Fall 2013, Those Indefatigable Byzantines! , Page 109, Where The Christians Worshiped1 Corinthians 16:19 Colossians 4:15 Philemon 1:2 Mark 1:29-35, Romans 16:5, Where The Christians Worshiped, House Churches
  • Bible and Spade, Vol. 26, No. 4, Fall 2013, Those Indefatigable Byzantines! , Page 109, Where The Christians Worshiped1 Corinthians 16:19 Colossians 4:15 Philemon 1:2 Mark 1:29-35, Romans 16:5, Where The Christians Worshiped, House Churches
  • Dr. Eli (eTeacher’s Scholar-in-Residence) Eli.Lizorkin@eteachergroup.com via activetrail.com  Capernaum, Revelation 16:16 Har-Magedon, Armageddon, Dr. Eli, eTeacher 
  • 1 Chronicles 10:9 1 Samuel 4:17 Nahum 1:15 Acts 8:12 1 Thessalonians 3:6 Hebrews 4:2 Mark 1:45 Jeremiah 49:23, Why Seniors Still Need Newspaper
  • http://gracethrufaith.com/topical-studies/tough-questions-answered/the-four-faces-of-jesus/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Gracethrufaith+%28GraceThruFaith%29
  • http://israel365.com/2013/05/gabriel-stone-on-display-in-jerusalem/?utm_source=Jerusalem365&utm_campaign=5ea0cabb92-Jerusalem365&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_966f66c607-5ea0cabb92-19571465
  • Ariel Ministries NT Outlines http://www.arielm.org/outlines/o-nts.pdf
  • November/December 2013, page 14, Shout, Oh Israel! God Loves You! God's, Charles E. McCrackenEverlasting Love For IsraelPsalm 105:8–10, Deuteronomy 7:7 Jeremiah 31:3, 20 Isaiah 54:10 Hosea 13:914:1–4 Romans 11:26–27 Zephaniah 3:14–15, 17 Isaiah 41:8 Isaiah 54:10, God’s Lovingkindness, My Covenant, Everlasting Love For Israel
  • http://winteryknight.wordpress.com/2012/11/27/new-discovery-of-early-fragment-of-the-book-of-romans-to-be-published-by-academic-press/
  • http://gracethrufaith.com/free/mp3/mp3-the-book-of-mark/
  • Bible and Spade, Vol. 26, No. 4, Fall 2013, Those Indefatigable Byzantines! , Page 109, Where The Christians Worshiped1 Corinthians 16:19 Colossians 4:15 Philemon 1:2 Mark 1:29-35, Romans 16:5, Where The Christians Worshiped, House Churches
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    • 1. Mark, The Gospel Of Jesus Christ Jesus The Servant, fishers of men, forty, Capernaum, 4 Gospels Reflect 4 Beholds, Anointed, Messiah, Christ, Im mediately, test, tempt, Repent And Believe, on his knees, House Churches
    • 2. Mark, The Gospel Of Jesus Christ Pastor Dave Kooyers Valley Bible Fellowship Box 433 Boonville CA 95415 www.ValleyBibleFellowship.org (707) 895-2325 God bless you as you examine His Word, Your servant in Christ, 2Cor. 4:5, Dave
    • 3. Most Likely The Earliest Gospel • • • • • Luke - 60-64 Mark – 50-60 Within 20 years of Jesus It is what the first disciples of Jesus believed Some think that Matthew and Luke are based upon this
    • 4. Most Likely The Earliest Gospel • Larry Hurtado says, “ Very possibly the oldest written account of Jesus’ minis-try that we possess, the Gospel of Mark is a vivid and fast-paced writing that holds the interest of the popular reader and biblical scholar alike. When Christians first began discussions about drawing up a list of writings that would be regarded as authoritative for the Christian faith ( . . . middle of the second century ) the Gospel of Mark was among the writings selected for inclusion in this list and is today, of course, still regarded as one of the four ‘canonical,’ or authoritative, written portraits of Jesus in the New Testament. • Prof. Larry Hurtado, Mark, A Good News Commentary, p. x.
    • 5. gracethrufaith.com, Author Of Mark • “Mark developed his Gospel from notes he had taken as he listened to Peter teach, so this gospel is really Peter’s account.” • http://gracethrufaith.com/free/mp3/mp3-thebook-of-mark/
    • 6. Introduction to Mark’s Gospel Joseph David Rhodes, M.A., M. Div., • Adult Bible Lesson. Antioch Bible Baptist Church • February 19, 2006 (Original). Revised, July, 2011. • Park Central Baptist Church (Dallas, Texas) • Presenter: Joseph David Rhodes, M.A., M. Div.
    • 7. Joseph David Rhodes slides will look like this;
    • 8. II. Some Interesting Facts About Mark • Mark is the shortest of the four Gospels. In one recent edition of the Greek New Testament it has only 31 pages as compared to 51 for Matthew , 54 for Luke, and 40 for John. • It has less unique material about Jesus than any other Gospel: – 92 % of Mark‟s material is paralleled in Matthew. – 48 % of Mark‟s material is paralleled in Luke. – About 95 % of Mark is found in Matthew and Luke. • It contains less of Jesus‟ actual teaching than the other Gospels.
    • 9. II. Some Interesting Facts About Mark (2) • If the Gospel‟s original ending was at 16:8 rather than later, it records no explicit resurrection appearances [ The ending - the last twelve verses has been the most controversial part in textual study in the last several centuries .] • Mark‟s Greek seems to be rougher and simpler than either Matthew‟s or Luke‟s. • Mark has the highest number of candid statements about the humanity and self-imposed limitations of Jesus and all too human dullness of the disciples. • During the most of Christian history, Mark has been least popular of the Gospels, but popularity does not equal inspiration or value.
    • 10. II. Some Interesting Facts About Mark (2) • The Gospel of Mark has vividness of … • The Gospel of Mark is non-literary, having a simple and popular style; it has affinities with the spoken Greek as revealed by the papyri and inscriptions. Moreover, the gospel has a Semitic flavor to it. By this is meant that Semitic syntactical features influence the form of the Greek. … (There are many other alleged examples of Semitisms in the Gospel of Mark.) • What can you infer about the author from these stylistic features of the Gospel of Mark?
    • 11. II. Some Interesting Facts About Mark (2) • • • • The Gospel of Mark has vividness of description… James and John leave their father in the boat with the servants when they heed Jesus' call to follow him (1:20). James and John go with Jesus and the rest into the house of Simon and Andrew (1:29). Jesus takes Peter's mother-in-law by the hand and raises her to her feet (1:31). It is explained that on the evening of the Sabbath, when the sun has set, that the sick are brought to to Jesus to be healed (1:32).
    • 12. II. Some Interesting Facts About Mark (2) The Gospel of Mark has vividness of description that is consistent with its being an eyewitness account; details that are unnecessary to the flow of the narrative are included in the gospel. Examples include the following: • • • • • It is explained that in the morning, long before daylight, that Jesus gets up and goes out (1:35). There are so many people crowded into the house that there is no room even near the door (2:2). The paralytic is carried by four men and the roof is dug out in order to lower the paralytic down (2:3-4). Jesus looks around at his critics with anger (3:5). Jesus sits in a boat in the water and teaches the crowd of people on the shore (4:1).
    • 13. II. Some Interesting Facts About Mark (2) Still More Examples of the Vividness and Eyewitness Character of Mark’s Gospel: • Jesus is asleep on a cushion in the stern of the boat (4:37-38). • There are about two thousand pigs into which Jesus sends the legion of unclean spirits (5:13). • Jesus instructs the people to sit down upon the green grass in groups of hundreds and fifties (6:39-40). • Jesus puts his fingers in the ears of the deaf and dumb man, touches the man's tongue with saliva, looks to heaven with a deep sigh and says "Ephphatha" (7:33).
    • 14. II. Some Interesting Facts About Mark (2) Even More Examples of the Vividness and Eyewitness Character of Mark’s Gospel: ◊ [DLK, He goes on with even more]
    • 15. B. Other Early Church Testimonies to Mark’s Authorship and Purpose in Writing His Gospel. (2). 2. Justin Martyr (100 ? -177 A.D.) However, the star orthodox “ Apostolic Father ” Justin Martyr (ca. 155-60 A.D.), mentioned that the Memoirs of Peter contained the description of James and John as both “ named Boanerges, which means „ sons of thunder.‟ ” This phrase is only found in Mark‟s Gospel ( 3:17).2 2 Justin Martyr, Dialogue with Trypho, 106, cited by James A. Brooks in his commentary, Mark, New American Commentary (Nashville, TN.: Broadman Press, 1991), p. 18. See also Henry Chadwick, The Early Church. O. Chadwick, ed. The Pelican History of the Church I (Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Pelican Books, 1967), ch. 4, pp. 74-77.
    • 16. Some Medieval Manuscripts: The Book of Kells. Folio 292 R
    • 17. Some Medieval Manuscripts: Lindisfarne Gospels : (7th/8th Century). British Library Cotton MS Nero D.IV, f.211
    • 18. Some Medieval Manuscripts: Opening of the Gospel of St. Mark. Folio 86, The Book of Durrow. (Ca. 680 A.D.) Dublin Trinity College, 51.
    • 19. Some Ancient Manuscripts: Introduction • Partial New Testament Papyri. The oldest complete bibles are the Codex Vaticanus and the Codex Sinaiticus. Older Manuscripts are fragments of verses or chapters of bible books. Some are named but most are numbered. P1 (Papyri number 1) through P5300. The following is a list of the oldest: • [DLK omitted the list, with most of the other 90 slides. To see them go to;] • http://www.slideshare.net/josephdrhodes98/part-i-pp-introduction-to-the-gospelof-mark-1st-lesson-8823340?from_search=4
    • 20. Some Ancient Manuscripts: A Disputed Manuscript (II) • 7Q5 : Disputed Ms. Fragment from Qumran: Oldest Copy of Mark’s Gospel? Found in cave seven at Qumran was a very small papyrus fragment consisting of five lines of text and twenty visible letters (7Q5). Some have argued that this is actually a fragment of the earliest copy of Gospel of Mark. They consider it to be part of Mark 6:52-53. If this identification is correct, then the date of the Gospel of Mark should be pushed back to the 40's CE, since the fragment has been dated between 50 BCE and 50 CE. The issue is complicated, but suffice it to say that the evidence for the identification of this fragment with the Gospel of Mark falls well short of proof.
    • 21. Mark 1:15, The Kingdom Of God • Mark 1:15 and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.“ • Dr Couch builds a case that the theme of Mark is “The Kingdom Of God” • Mark uses it 14 X’s in his short gospel, but… • Matthew uses it 4 X’s and “the kingdom of heaven” 32 X’s • Luke uses “the kingdom of God” 32 X’s
    • 22. Mark 1:17, Fishers Of Men • Mark 1:17 And Jesus said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men.“ • [Matthew 4:19 ]
    • 23. Who Is This Mark • John Mark, Acts 12:12, 25, 15:37 …John who was also called Mark… • Traveled with Paul and Barnabas, Acts 13:5 …they also had John as their helper… • He was the reason for the rift between Paul and Barnabas, Acts 15:37-39 • Seems he traveled with Peter, 1 Peter 5:13…sends you greetings, and so does my son, Mark. • He was reconciled to Paul, 2 Timothy 4:11 Only Luke is with me. Pick up Mark and bring him with you, for he is useful to me for service.
    • 24. Mark • Many think that his readers were to be the Romans • Key words are ‘immediately’, ‘straightway’, ‘and then, and then, and then,’…. • Action, Camera, like a movie script • Mark’s genealogy of Jesus is, Mark 1:1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God • You don’t need to know much about the genealogy of your servant
    • 25. Mark Emphasizes Actions, Deeds • Mark did not emphasize the fulfilled prophecies • But tells more of what He did and the teaching of Jesus • Mark shows us Jesus is the Son of God by His actions, deeds
    • 26. Dr. J. Vernon McGee’s Intro • J. Vernon McGee in his Thru the Bible broadcast, in the Mark Introduction: Characteristics, divides the New Testament Gospels as you would divide a newspaper; • Matthew has the advertising an announcements, Matthew has behold the King. • Luke has the special features such as; the birth announcements, songs of Christmas, the parables of the good Samaritan, the prodigal son story, and I add the Rich man and Lazarus. • John features the editorials and the columnists. From John we get the discourse of the bread of life, the light of the world and, the upper room discourse. Mark however has the flaming headlines: JESUS CAME, JESUS ONLY, AND HE IS RISEN, theses are headlines that are emphasized in Mark. • DLK adds that all 4 Gospels are one newspaper, but telling the story of Jesus from different perspectives.
    • 27. Jesus The Servant • The Gospel of Mark focuses on the servant hood of Jesus; • Mark 10:45 "For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.“ [Matthew 20:28, Philippians 2:7] • Isaiah 42:1 "Behold, My Servant, whom I uphold; My chosen one in whom My soul delights. I have put My Spirit upon Him; He will bring forth justice to the nations.
    • 28. 4 Gospels Reflect 4 “Beholds” • Ray Stedman in “Behold Your King” says 4 gospels reflect 4 “Beholds”; • KJV Zechariah 9:9 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass. • KJV Isaiah 42:1 Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles. 2 He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the street. 3 A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment unto truth. 4 He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and the isles shall wait for his law. • KJV Zechariah 6:12 And speak unto him, saying, Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, Behold the man whose name is The BRANCH; and he shall grow up out of his place, and he shall build the temple of the LORD: • KJV Isaiah 12:2 Behold, God is my salvation [yeshuah]; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation [yeshuah].
    • 29. 4 Gospels, 4 Views, 4 Purposes • Matthew= Zechariah 9:9 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; He is just and endowed with salvation, Humble, and mounted on a donkey, Even on a colt, the foal of a donkey. • Very Jewish • Genealogy starts at Abraham • Presents Jesus as The King of the Jews
    • 30. Mark Behold, My Servant • Mark= Isaiah 42:1 "Behold, My Servant, whom I uphold; My chosen one in whom My soul delights. I have put My Spirit upon Him; He will bring forth justice to the nations. • Suffering servant • No genealogy needed for servants • Mark 10:45 "For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many."
    • 31. Luke Behold The Man • Luke= Zechariah 6:12 And speak unto him, saying, Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, Behold the man whose name is The BRANCH; and he shall grow up out of his place, and he shall build the temple of the LORD: • Very human • Luke’s genealogy begins with Adam
    • 32. John Here Is Your God! • John= Isaiah 40:9 …O Zion…O Jerusalem …Judah, "Here is your God!" 10 Behold, the Lord GOD will come with might, With His arm ruling for Him. Behold, His reward is with Him And His recompense before Him. 11 Like a shepherd He will tend His flock… • Isaiah 12:2 "Behold, God is my salvation, I will trust and not be afraid; For the LORD GOD is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation [yeshuah] ." • Very God • John’s genealogy begins with God, John1:-2
    • 33. Please open your Bibles to Mark 1:1-13
    • 34. Mark 1:1 Anointed Messiah Christ by Thomas C. Simcox, page 17, Israel My Glory
    • 35. Mark 1:1 Anointed Messiah Christ by Thomas C. Simcox, page 17, Israel My Glory
    • 36. Mark 1:2, It Is Written • Luke 4:4 And Jesus answered him, "It is written, 'MAN SHALL NOT LIVE ON BREAD ALONE.'" • Matthew 4:4 But He answered and said, "It is written, 'MAN SHALL NOT LIVE ON BREAD ALONE, BUT ON EVERY WORD THAT PROCEEDS OUT OF THE MOUTH OF GOD.” • John 6:35 Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me will not hunger, and he who believes in Me will never thirst.
    • 37. Mark 1:10, Immediately • Mark 1:10 Immediately coming up out of the water, He saw the heavens opening, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon Him; • This word “Immediately” is used in Mark more than any other book in the NASU • 39 X’s out of 107 NAU uses • Only 18 X’s in Matthew, and also in Acts • Luke only 16 X’s • The rest of the Bible only 15 X’s
    • 38. Mark 1:13, Tempted By Satan • Mark 1:13 And He was in the wilderness forty days being tempted by Satan; and He was with the wild beasts, and the angels were ministering to Him. • <3985> πειράζω peirazo • Meaning: to make proof of, to attempt, test, tempt • Origin: from 3984… • Root is; • <3984> πεῖρα peira • Meaning: a trial, an experiment • …Usage: attempted*(1), experienced*(1).
    • 39. Mark 1:13, Tempted By Satan • “Satan watcheth for those vessels that sail without a convoy.” George Swinnock • 1 Chronicles 21:1 Then Satan stood up against Israel and moved David to number Israel. • Hebrews 10:25 not forsaking our own assembling together… • 1 Corinthians 16:2 …the first day of every …
    • 40. Please open your Bibles to Mark 1:14-28
    • 41. Mark 1:14, Preaching The Gospel • GML says, Today is April 15, 2013, Verse of the Day -- Mark 1:14 Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God. • THOUGHT FOR THE DAY, Never be ashamed to proclaim the truth. • Gospel, literally translated, means "good news." It's not good advice on how to live, and it certainly doesn't mean we should build a better world or personal life. It simply means God has provided a way out of hell and into heaven as a free gift to all who trust Jesus with their destiny. Paul said: I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which you stand, by which you are saved. . . . Christ died for our sins...was buried, and that He was raised on the third day according to the scriptures. — 1 Corinthians 15:1-4 We are encouraged to share this good news in every situation where God opens a door… For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes. —Romans 1:16 …. • www.compass.org, Good Morning Lord, Compass
    • 42. Mark 1:15 God Repents, So It Can’t Possibly Mean “Stop Sinning” • Mark 1:15 …saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent [3340] and believe in the gospel." • "KJV Amos 7:3 The LORD repented for this: It shall not be, saith the LORD." [3340] • μετανόηςον verb imperative aorist active 2nd person singular from μετανοέω • [GING] μετανοέω μετανοέω feel remorse, repent, lit. ‘change one's mind’ Mt 11:21; 12:41; Mk 1:15; Lk 11:32; 13:3, 5; Ac 3:19; 8:22; 2 Cor 12:21; Rv 9:20f; 16:9. [pg 126] • Both are the exact same word in “verb imperative, 2nd person plural” Amos is “aorist active”, Mark= present active
    • 43. Repent And Believe • NAS Mark 1:15 and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel." • NAS Acts 2:38 And Peter said to them, "Repent, and let each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ… • What is the prerequisite to be baptized? • Revelation 3:3 …repent. If therefore you will not wake up, I will come like a thief…
    • 44. Repent And Believe • NAS Mark 1:15…the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel." • Repent and believe are not synonyms, they are two completely different Greek words. Yet they are 2 sides of the same coin. You can’t have one without the other. If you truly have a change of thought/mind, you will believe. You also cannot believe if you have not truly had a change of thought/mind. • The order is always, #1. have a change of thought/mind, #2. then believe.
    • 45. The Order Of Repent And Believe • The order is always, #1. have a change of thought/mind, #2. then believe. • "Acts 15:7…the Gentiles should hear the word of the gospel and believe." • " Acts 16:30…"Sirs, what must I do to be saved?"31 And they said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you shall be saved… • "Acts 28:24 And some were being persuaded by the things spoken, but others would not believe."
    • 46. Mark 1:17, Fishers Of Men • Only 2 uses of it • Matthew 4:19 And He said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.“ • Mark 1:17 And Jesus said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men."
    • 47. Few Uses Of “Love” In Mark • Very few uses of “love” in Mark (4 X’s) • Mark 10:21 Looking at him, Jesus felt a love… • The other 3 uses are quoting, “Mark 12:30, 31, 33, AND YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD…”
    • 48. Mark 1:18, Immediately Left Nets • Mark 1:18 Immediately they left their nets and followed Him.
    • 49. Please open your Bibles to Mark 1:29-45
    • 50. Mark 1:37, I Found God! • The phone rang. It was my friend Annette. She had been going through a rough time. "I feel so alone," she said. "I've even lost God and don't know how to find him." I'd felt the same way once, and told Annette how making a gratitude list had helped. "Write down the numbers one through fifty down the side of a piece of paper," I explained. "Then go back and count the things you're thankful for. And remember, it's not the things you're supposed to be thankful for, but the things you really are thankful for." "Okay then, I'll give it a try," Annette said, hanging up. Not long after, the phone rang again. It was Annette. • "I found him!" she exclaimed joyfully. Lora Clark
    • 51. New Gospel Of Mark Fragment • New discovery of early fragment of the book of Romans to be published by academic press • And don’t forget, we are expecting (in 2013) an academic publication about the first century fragment of the gospel of Mark. • From the Christian Examiner. Excerpt: • Following the discovery of a first-century fragment of Mark’s Gospel in the Middle East, more new information has emerged, along with two new claims. Also found were an early sermon on Hebrews and the earliest known manuscripts of Paul’s letters. • Details about the finds will be published in an academic book in 2013, says Dallas Theological Seminary’s Daniel B. Wallace, a New Testament professor. Wallace started the buzz on Feb. 1 when, during a debate with author and skeptic Bart Ehrman, he made the claim about the Mark fragment, which would be the earliest-known fragment of the New Testament. • Wallace …saying the fragments and manuscripts were found in Egypt. • The significance of all the manuscripts, Wallace said, would be on par with the significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls. • http://winteryknight.wordpress.com/2012/11/27/new-discovery-of-earlyfragment-of-the-book-of-romans-to-be-published-by-academic-press/
    • 52. Mark 1:40, Falling On His Knees Before Him • Mark 1:40, falling on his knees before Him • 1 Kings 8:54 When Solomon had finished praying this entire prayer and supplication to the LORD, he arose from before the altar of the LORD, from kneeling on his knees with his hands spread toward heaven. • Abraham Lincoln said, “I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go.”
    • 53. Mark 1:29-35, Where The Christians Worshiped, House Churches • Bible and Spade, Vol. 26, No. 4, Fall 2013, Those Indefatigable Byzantines! , Page 109, Where The Christians Worshiped • Romans 16:5 …the church that is in their house…
    • 54. 1 Corinthians 16:19 Colossians 4:15 Philemon 1:2 Mark 1:29-35, Romans 16:5, Where The Christians Worshiped, House Churches
    • 55. Mark 1:21, Capernaum • Mark 1:21 They went into Capernaum; and immediately on the Sabbath He entered the synagogue and began to teach.
    • 56. Mark 1:21, Caper naum
    • 57. Capernaum, HarMagedon, Armageddon, Dr. Eli, eTeacher What does Armageddon mean in Hebrew? The word Armageddon has captured popular apocalyptic imagination since ancient times. …While the word “Armageddon” itself is Greek, before being a Greek word it was in fact a Hebrew phrase - "Har Maggido", meaning “Mount of Maggido.”…. Armageddon is just one example of transliteration that took place in the Greco-Roman world. For example, before being transliterated into Greek, the word "Capernaum" was for many centuries simply, “Kfar Nahum” meaning “Nahum’s Village.”
    • 58. Mark 1:45, Spread The News Mark 1:45 But he went out …to spread the news around… Why Seniors Still Need Newspaper I was visiting my granddaughter last night when I asked if I could borrow a newspaper. "This is the 21st century," she said. We don't waste money on newspapers. Here, use my iPad.“ I can tell you this. That spider never knew what hit him.
    • 59. THE END • Stick close to the LORD this week!
    • 60. The Four Faces of Jesus, by Jack Kelley • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • The Four Faces of Jesus Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014Israel Old Testament Past Featured Prophecy A Bible Study by Jack Kelley Scoffers and skeptics often ask, “Why four gospels” Couldn’t Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John have agreed on their stories and written just one?” Liberal scholars further confuse the issue by calling Matthew, Mark and Luke the “synoptic” gospels claiming that Mark wrote his first and the others all relied on it in developing their accounts. Then there’s the “Q” document theory holding that an undiscovered “quelle” (Latin for source) document upon which all the writers relied for their information was actually the earliest gospel account. Remember that these hypotheses are advanced by critics who dispute the Bible’s supernatural origin and whose primary goal is to deny the importance of literal interpretation. They prey on our ignorance so their opinions are easily put to naught when we discover the underlying purpose of the four Gospels. First we need to understand that none of them was written solely to provide an accurate historical account of the life of Jesus. Each is directed at a specific audience with events portrayed in such a way as to be meaningful to that audience. The role of Jesus, the use of phraseology, the inclusion or exclusion of events, and the emphasis on first and last miracles are all meant to underscore the point of the particular gospel. I’ll show you what I mean. Who Was He? Matthew was written to the Jews. His purpose was to demonstrate who Jesus was; presenting overwhelming evidence that Jesus was Israel’s long awaited Messiah: The Lion of Judah, the King of Israel. The genealogy in Matthew begins with Abraham and runs through King David (Matt 1:1-17). The most frequently used phrase in Matthew’s Gospel is “it was fulfilled.” There are more references to events foretold in Old Testament prophecy and fulfilled in the Life of Jesus in Matthew than in any other gospel account. Partial copies discovered in the caves at Qumran suggest that Matthew may have originally been written in Hebrew. The first miracle in Matthew, the cleansing of a leper, was highly symbolic for Israel. Leprosy was viewed as a punishment for sin, and cleansing a leper signified taking away the sin of the nation. Matthew’s gospel ends with the resurrection signifying God’s promise that David’s Kingdom would last forever. What Did He Do? Mark’s gospel is actually Peter’s account and was written to the Romans. His purpose was to portray Jesus as the obedient servant of God. Since no one cares about the heritage of a servant there is no genealogy in Mark. The most frequently used phrase in Mark’s Gospel is “straight away” sometimes translated immediately, so Mark is called the snapshot gospel, giving us picture after picture of Jesus in action. The first miracle is the casting out of a demon, demonstrating that the God whom Jesus served was superior to all other gods, a matter of great importance in Rome’s polytheistic society. Mark’s gospel ends with the ascension, signifying that the servant’s job was finished and He was returning home. What Did He Say? Luke’s account portrays Jesus as the Son of Man, a title Jesus often used of Himself, and was written to the Greeks. It presents the human side of Jesus and emphasizes his teaching. Greeks were famous for their story telling form of oratory, so the most frequent phrase in Luke is “and it came to pass.” Most movies of the life of Jesus rely primarily on Luke’s gospel because of its flowing narrative form. Luke’s genealogy traces Jesus all the way back to Adam, the first man (Luke 3:21-38). Since the Greeks, like the Romans, were a polytheistic society, Luke used the casting out of a demon as his first miracle, and ended his gospel with the promise of the Holy Spirit, uniting man with God. How Did He Feel? John wrote to the church describing how Jesus felt about peoples’ reaction to His ministry. His gospel is the most unique, based upon 7 miracles, 7 “I Am” statements and 7 discourses. John pays little attention to chronology, sometimes placing events out of order (like the Temple Cleansing in Chapter 2) for their effect in presenting Jesus as the Son of God. John’s gospel covers only about 21 days out of the Lord’s 3 1/2 year ministry. 10 chapters are devoted to one week and 1/3 of all the verses in John describe one day. His genealogy begins before time and identifies Jesus as the Eternal One Who was with God and Who was God (John 1:1-2). The most frequently used phrase in John is “Verily, verily”, or truly, truly. His first miracle was changing water into wine, an act of enormous symbolism by which He “revealed His Glory and His disciples put their faith in Him” (John 2:11). John’s Gospel ends with the promise of the 2nd Coming. So why four gospels? Because no single one is big enough to contain all of the attributes of Jesus. It took all four to show His four faces as The Lion of Judah, the Obedient Servant, the Son of Man, and the Son of God. Trying to put all four perspectives into one account would have left us hopelessly confused. Understanding all of Who Jesus was and is requires reading all four Gospels. Let’s Get Mystical In views of the Throne of God four powerful figures called cherubim are shown guarding the throne. Sometimes it appears that each of the four has a different face, and sometimes it seems that all have four faces, but the faces are always those of a Lion, an Ox, a Man and an Eagle (Ezek. 1:10 & Rev 4:7). When the Jews camped in the wilderness after leaving Egypt, they were instructed to set up in 4 sub-camps, one for each point of the compass with the tabernacle in the center. The first was called the Camp of Judah and included Issachar and Zebulon. Members of those 3 tribes would look for the ensign of Judah, a flag with a large lion embroidered on it, to locate their campground. It was always due east of the tabernacle. The second camp was named after Ephraim and included Manasseh and Benjamin. It was positioned opposite the camp of Judah to the west of the tabernacle. Ephraim’s flag depicted the figure of an ox. The third camp was headed by Reuben and included Simeon and Gad. Reuben’s flag showed the face of a man. They were located south of the tabernacle. The fourth camp was that of Dan with Asher and Napthali included and was located in the North. Dan’s flag pictured a large eagle. Looking down from above, God would see the camp of Israel with the tabernacle in the Center and the 4 sub-camps around it. The large flag waving in the East pictured the Lion, and
    • 61. GABRIEL STONE ON DISPLAY IN JERUSALEM, Jerusalem365 jerusalem@israel365.com via mail76.wdc01.mcdlv.net • • • Allegedly discovered 13 years ago in the Dead Sea area, this 3-foot-tall stone tablet may be the equivalent of a Dead Sea Scroll on rock. So called because it features the archangel prominently, the stone contains an otherwise unknown prophetic text of an apocalyptic attack on Jerusalem, with God and His angels arriving to save the city. The text, unusually, is not carved into the stone but rather written upon it with ink, in the same script as the Dead Sea Scrolls, strengthening the connection between them. The tablet made headlines in 2008 when Hebrew University professor Israel Knohl interpreted certain vague lines to mean “in three days you shall live,” claiming it would revolutionize Christianity. He eventually moderated his position on the text, but interest in the stone remained. According to curators at the Israel Museum, only 40% of the tablet’s 87 lines are legible. The Gabriel Stone is currently on exhibit at the Israel Museum, along with a Dead Sea Scroll fragment mentioning Gabriel; the 13th-century Damascus Codex; a 10th-century New Testament from Brittany, in which Gabriel predicts the birth of John the Baptist and appears to the Virgin Mary; and an Iranian Q’uran manuscript of the 15th or 16th century, in which the angel, called Jibril in Arabic, reveals God’s word to the prophet Muhammad.
    • 62. Ariel Ministries NT Outlines http://www.arielm.org/outlines/onts.pdf • http://www.arielm.org/outlines/o-nts.pdf • http://archive.org/details/Dr.MalCouchMarkIntroduction
    • 63. 4 Gospels Reflect 4 “Beholds” • Ray Stedman in “Behold Your King” says 4 gospels reflect 4 “Beholds”; • KJV Zechariah 9:9 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass. • KJV Zechariah 6:12 And speak unto him, saying, Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, Behold the man whose name is The BRANCH; and he shall grow up out of his place, and he shall build the temple of the LORD: • KJV Isaiah 42:1 Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles. 2 He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the street. 3 A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment unto truth. 4 He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and the isles shall wait for his law. • KJV Isaiah 12:2 Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.
    • 64. Exodus 15:13, Your Lovingkindness • Exodus 15:13 "In Your lovingkindness You have led the people whom You have redeemed; In Your strength You have guided them to Your holy habitation. • <02617a> chesed (338c) • Meaning: goodness, kindness… • Usage: deeds of devotion(2), devotion(1), devout(1), faithfulness(1), fa vor(2), good(1), kindly(7), kindness(32), kindnesses(1), loveliness(1), lovingkindness(176), lovingkindnesses(7 ), loyal deeds(1), loyalty(6), mercies(1), merciful(2), mercy(1), righteousness(1), unchanging love(2).
    • 65. Jeremiah 31:3, 20 Hosea 13:9, 14:1–4 Romans 11:26–27 Zephaniah 3:14– 15, 17 Isaiah 41:8, 54:10, God’s Lovingkindness, My • Isaiah 54:10 "For the mountains may be removed and the hills may Love But Israel Covenant, Everlasting shake, For My lovingkindness will not be removed from you, And My covenant of peace will not be shaken," Says the LORD who has compassion on you.
    • 66. • • • • discovery of early fragment of the book of Romans to be published by academic press • • • New discovery of early fragment of the book of Romans to be published by academic press Manuscript expert Daniel B. Wallace reports on the exciting find. Excerpt: At the Society of Biblical Literature’s annual conference in Chicago last week (17–20 Nov 2012), Grant Edwards and Nick Zola presented papers on a new papyrus fragment from Romans. They have dated it to the (early) third century, which makes this perhaps only the fifth manuscript of Romans prior to the fourth (though a couple of others are usually thought to also be from the third century). This manuscript is part of the Green Collection (inventory #425). It will be published in the first volume of a new series by the Dutch academic publishing house, E. J. Brill. The series, edited by Dirk Obbink and Jerry Pattengale, is called the Green Scholars Initiative: Papyrus Series. Volume one is edited by Jeff Fish of Baylor University. The text of the fragment is from Rom 9.18–21 and small portions of Rom 10. Edwards presented information about the paleography and provenance of the fragment, while Zola presented his findings on the textual affinities of the papyrus. And don’t forget, we are expecting (in 2013) an academic publication about the first century fragment of the gospel of Mark. From the Christian Examiner. Excerpt: Following the discovery of a first-century fragment of Mark’s Gospel in the Middle East, more new information has emerged, along with two new claims. Also found were an early sermon on Hebrews and the earliest known manuscripts of Paul’s letters. Details about the finds will be published in an academic book in 2013, says Dallas Theological Seminary’s Daniel B. Wallace, a New Testament professor. Wallace started the buzz on Feb. 1 when, during a debate with author and skeptic Bart Ehrman, he made the claim about the Mark fragment, which would be the earliest-known fragment of the New Testament. Wallace provided a few more details on his website and then a few more during a Feb. 24 interview with radio host Hugh Hewitt, saying the fragments and manuscripts were found in Egypt. The significance of all the manuscripts, Wallace said, would be on par with the significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls. The Mark fragment is “a very small fragment, not too many verses, but it’s definitely from Mark,” Wallace said. “… To have a fragment from one of the Gospels that’s written during the lifetime of some of the eyewitnesses to the resurrection is just astounding.” To date, the earliest-known fragment of the New Testament is from John’s Gospel and dates from around 125 A.D. The Mark fragment, Wallace said, will affirm what is already written in that portion of Mark’s Gospel. The paleographer who dated it, Wallace said, is “one of the world’s leading paleographers.” Wallace previously said the paleographer is certain it’s from the first century. Still, Wallace told Hewitt, several more paleographers will look at the Mark fragment before the book is published. The Mark fragment will be published in a book along with six other manuscripts, Wallace said. One of those will be a second-century sermon on Hebrews 11. The significance: It shows Hebrews — whose author is unknown — was accepted early by the church as Scripture. “What makes that so interesting is the ancient church understood by about A.D. 180 in what’s called … the Muratorian Canon, that the only books that could be read in churches must be those that are authoritative,” Wallace said. “To have a homily or a sermon on Hebrews means that whoever wrote that sermon considered Hebrews to be authoritative, and therefore, it could be read in the churches.” Also among the finds are second-century fragments from Luke and from Paul’s letters. Wallace did not state which letters were found. “Up until now, our oldest manuscript for Paul’s letters dates about AD 200, *known as+ P-46,” Wallace said. “Now we have as many as four more manuscripts that predate that.” The transcript of the interview with Dan Wallace is here. • http://winteryknight.wordpress.com/2012/11/27/new-discovery-of-early-fragment-of-the-book-of-romans-to-be-published-by-academic-press/ • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
    • 67. http://gracethrufaith.com/free/mp3/ mp3-the-book-of-mark/ • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • mp3: The Book of Mark Wednesday, January 20th, 2010Chapter 1 Mark developed his Gospel from notes he had taken as he listened to Peter teach, so this gospel is really Peter’s account. Part 1 deals with the need for 4 gospels, showing how each was written to a different audience and shows a different side of Jesus, and covers Chapter 1. Chapter 2 Mark part 2 covers chapter 2 and explains how we’ve totally missed the point on the Lord’s teaching about the Sabbath. Chapters 3-4 More deliberate healing on the Sabbath, His miraculous work attributed to Satan, and a clear explanation of what He meant by the parable of the Farmer and the four soils. Prepare to hear something new in this episode of the Gospel According to Mark! This study covers chapter 3-4:20. Chapters 4-5 Mark Part 4 Covers chapter 4:20 through 5:43 and continues Peter’s account of the Lord’s ministry. In this session we discuss the Lord calming a storm, delivering a demon possessed man, and the highly symbolic healing of a sick gentile woman while on the way to raising a Jewish girl from the dead. Chapter 6 Mark Part 5 covers chapter 6, another action packed episode in Peter’s account of the Lord’s Earthly ministry. In chapter 6 the Disciples go out alone for the first time, John the Baptist is beheaded, Jesus feeds the five thousand and walks on water. An ordinary day for the Lord, but we should be prepared to gain fascinating new insights into these familiar stories. Chapter 7 In part 6, we’ll explore Mark Chapter 7. The Lord’s ground breaking teaching on what makes something “clean” versus “unclean”, the incredible faith of the gentile Phonecian woman (she’s the only one in the entire gospel who addressed Him as Lord) ,and the healing of a man both deaf and mute are featured. Chapter 8 Part 7 in our study of the Gospel of Mark covers chapter 8. This time we’ll see the feeding of 4,000 and compare it to the earlier feeding of 5,000, a different event. We’ll also discover why, on only one occasion, the Lord had to make two attempts to heal a blind man. And we’ll learn that some actions, while well intended and of pure motives, can actually be the work of Satan. Chapter 9 This mp3 covers chapter 9 through verse 37 and includes a discussion of two of the most remarkable miracles so far in Mark’s Gospel. First is The Transfiguration. How could Moses and Elijah appear in their glorified states before the crucifixion? And in the healing of a demon possessed boy, why couldn’t the disciples heal him? What was going on between them and the teachers of the Law? The conclusion is a review of what it means to be a child of God. Chapters 9-10 Part 9 covers Mark 9:33 through 10:32, and illuminates 6 behavioral characteristics by which we express our gratitude for the free gift of salvation. In this installment we’re admonished to be humble, tolerant, holy, faithful, trusting and generous. We’ll also learn how to distinguish true miracles from counterfeit ones. Chapters 10-11 Part 10 Covers Mark 10:32 through the end of chapter 11 and contains discussions on the healing of Bartimaeus, the triumphal Entry on Palm Sunday, the Temple Cleansing, and the withered fig tree. Learn why the Lord cursed the fig tree and foretold the destruction of Jerusalem. Chapter 12 This study covers chapter 12 and includes some of the toughest questioning Jesus received in the days before His crucifixion. As the Passover Lamb, He was being inspected for any spot or blemish that would disqualify Him. Chapter 13 Mark Part 12 is the first of a 2 part study on the Olivet Discourse. Part 1 covers chapter 13 and deals with 3 questions. When will this (destruction of the Temple) happen? What will be the sign of your coming? What will be the sign of the End of the Age? Chapter 12 part 2 The conclusion of our 2 part study on the Olivet Discourse. The focus of this session is the timing of events of the 2nd Coming, and why the parables of the Two Servants, the 10 Virgins, the Talents, and the Sheep and Goat judgment are not meant for the Church. Chapter 14 This study covers the first 51 verses of chapter 14. It deals with the Lord’s anointing at Bethany, the Last Supper, and His arrest in Gethsemane. The highlight of the study is our proof that the only day of the week on which the Lord could have been crucified and still fulfill all of the Passover prophecies is Thursday. Chapter 14-15 Mark Part 15 begins in chapter 14 verse 53 and continues through chapter 15 verse 20. In this study we take a look at the 6 trials Jesus endured, reading the relevant passages from all
    • 68. Mark 1:29-35, Where The Christians Worshiped, House Churches • Bible and Spade, Vol. 26, No. 4, Fall 2013, Those Indefatigable Byzantines! , Page 109, Where The Christians Worshiped • Romans 16:5 …the church that is in their house…
    • 69. Mark 1:13, Forty • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Today is January 10, 2014, Verse of the Day -- Genesis 7:4 I will send rain on the earth forty days and forty nights . . . THOUGHT FOR THE DAY Forty is God's number for testing. MINI BIBLE STUDY FOR THE DAY God is perfect in every way. Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect. —Matthew 5:48)The Bible gives us examples of His perfection. He is:Perfect in work."The Rock! His work is perfect, For all His ways are just; A God of faithfulness and without injustice, Righteous and upright is He. —Deuteronomy 32:4 Perfect in knowledge.For truly my words are not false; One who is perfect in knowledge is with you. —Job 36:4 Perfect in law.The law of the LORD is perfect, restoring the soul —Psalm 19:7a Perfect in faith.O LORD, You are my God; I will exalt You, I will give thanks to Your name; For You have worked wonders, Plans formed long ago, with perfect faithfulness. —Isaiah. 25:1 Perfect in patience.Yet for this reason I found mercy, so that in me as the foremost, Jesus Christ might demonstrate His perfect patience as an example for those who would believe in Him for eternal life. —1 Timothy 1:16 Perfect in love.There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love. —1 John 4:18 He is also perfect in number. Every number in the Bible is inspired by God and is used consistently from Genesis through Revelation to carry specific themes. For instance, whenever God's Word is dealing with testing, God uses the number forty. the sons of Israel ate the manna for forty years . . ." —Exodus 16:35. . . Moses was on the mountain forty days and forty nights. —Exodus 24:18 And He was in the wilderness forty days being tempted by Satan; —Mark 1:13 (Moses) led them out, performing wonders and signs in the land of Egypt and in the Red Sea and in the wilderness for forty years. —Acts 7:36 Other examples: The number eight is the number of new beginnings—eight people on Noah's ark, the eighth day begins a new week, etc. Seven is used for completeness or perfection—seven days in a week, Israel had 70 years of Babylonian captivity. Six is short of perfection, or the number of man (666). BTW—An easy way to prove the Book of Mormon is a fraud is to point out that the numbers used in it are not consistent with God's Word :-)
    • 70. Meanings Of Numbers • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • QUESTION FOR THE DAY Dear Compass, The number and scripture connections in a recent GML were fascinating. Could you define all the numbers from one to ten? ANSWER: One - Wholeness / God Two - Division Three - Unity / Agreement Four - Limitation / Time / Direction Five - Grace / Liberty / Abundance Six - Man / Short of Completeness Seven - Complete / Rest / Blessing Eight - New Beginnings Nine - Fruitfulness Ten - The Whole / A Complete Unit Eleven - Imperfection Twelve - Human Government Thirteen - Rebellion Forty - Testing / Instruction Additional resource for this GML: God's Colors And Numbers In Scripture - Paul Van NoyYou can download and watch it for free by going to the "GML" folder in the Compass Digital Store—no credit/debit card needed. Enter the discount/coupon code "GML" and it will be free. Or you can order this DVD to be mailed to you at compass.org or by calling 800-977-2177. About Compass...

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