The Essential Jesus as
Revealed in the Gospel of Mark
What is at the
HEART of our
Christian faith?
Hint:What is the
universal symbol of
Christianity?
The cross!
1 Corinthians 2:1-2
And I, when I came to
you, brothers,did not
come proclaiming to
you the testimony of God
wi...
TheTragic
Triumph of
the Cross
Mark 15:21-47
The Seven Sayings of Christ from the Cross
“Father, forgive them, for
they know not what they do.”
Luke
23:34
Saying
#1
Sa...
The Seven Sayings of Christ from the Cross
Saying
#5
Saying
#5
Saying
#7
“I thirst.”
“It is finished!”
“Father, into Your ...
The Seven Sayings of Christ from the Cross
Saying
#1
“Father, forgive them, for they
know not what they do.”
Luke
23:34
Sa...
TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
Mark 15:21
And they compelled a passerby, Simon
of Cyrene, who was coming in from the
countr...
Mark 15:22
And they brought him to the place called
Golgotha (which means Place of a Skull).
TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
Mark 15:23
And they offered him wine mixed with
myrrh, but he did not take it.
TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
- Not invented, but perfected by
Romans
- Illegal for a Roman citizen to be
executed via crucifixion
- Crucifixion reserve...
Mark 15:23
And they offered him wine mixed with
myrrh, but he did not take it.
TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
excruciating - extremely painful;
causing intense suffering; unbearably
distressing; torturing
from Latin, excrucitus whic...
Mark 15:23
And they offered him wine mixed with
myrrh, but he did not take it.
TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
Mark 15:24
And they crucified him and divided his
garments among them, casting lots for
them, to decide what each should t...
Mark 15:25-27
And it was the third hour when they
crucified him. And the inscription of the
charge against him read, “The ...
Isaiah 53:12
. . . because he poured out his soul to
death and was numbered with the
transgressors . . .
TheTragicTriumph ...
Mark 15:28-30
And those who passed by derided him,
wagging their heads and saying, “Aha!
You who would destroy the temple ...
Mark 15:31-32
So also the chief priests with the scribes
mocked him to one another, saying, “He
saved others; he cannot sa...
Mark 15:33
And when the sixth hour had come, there
was darkness over the whole land until
the ninth hour.
TheTragicTriumph...
“It was in this time that God turned away
the light of his countenance, refusing for
the first time to gaze on His Son as ...
Mark 15:34-36
And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud
voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which
means, “My God, m...
Psalm 22:1
My God, my God, why have you forsaken
me?
For the first time in all of eternity a “rift”
occurs in the HolyTrin...
Mark 15:37
And Jesus uttered a loud cry and breathed
his last.
John 19:30
“It is finished!”
Luke 23:46
“Father, intoYour h...
Mark 15:38-39
And the curtain of the temple was torn
in two, from top to bottom. And when
the centurion, who stood facing ...
Mark 15:40-41
There were also women looking on from
a distance, among whom were Mary
Magdalene, and Mary the mother of
Jam...
Mark 15:42-43
And when evening had come, since it was
the day of Preparation, that is, the day
before the Sabbath, Joseph ...
Mark 15:44-45
Pilate was surprised to hear that he
should have already died. And
summoning the centurion, he asked him
whe...
Mark 15:46-47
And Joseph bought a linen shroud, and
taking him down, wrapped him in the
linen shroud and laid him in a tom...
What is at the center of your of
your life? What are you most
passionate about?
1 Corinthians 2:1-2
And I, when I came to you, brothers,did
not come proclaiming to you the
testimony of God with lofty sp...
1 Corinthians 15:3
For I delivered to you as of first
importance what I also received: that
Christ died for our sins . . ....
“Paul here is pointing us to the one
transcending truth that should define our
lives: Christ died for our sins.This, Paul ...
Are you passionately focused on Christ and
his sacrificial death for you? Passionate in
such a way that you think of it of...
The Gospel,
Our Passion
The Bible,
Our Authority
Answer these questions:What is at the
center of your of my life? What am I most
passionate about?
Ask God to help you make...
“Frail”
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  1. 1. The Essential Jesus as Revealed in the Gospel of Mark
  2. 2. What is at the HEART of our Christian faith? Hint:What is the universal symbol of Christianity?
  3. 3. The cross! 1 Corinthians 2:1-2 And I, when I came to you, brothers,did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom.For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified.
  4. 4. TheTragic Triumph of the Cross Mark 15:21-47
  5. 5. The Seven Sayings of Christ from the Cross “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” Luke 23:34 Saying #1 Saying #2 Saying #3 Saying #4 “Today you will be in paradise with me.” “Mother, behold your son . . . Son, behold your mother.” “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Luke 23:43 John 19:26-27 Mt 27:46 Mark 15:34
  6. 6. The Seven Sayings of Christ from the Cross Saying #5 Saying #5 Saying #7 “I thirst.” “It is finished!” “Father, into Your hands I commend my spirit.” John 19:28 John 19:30 Luke 23:46
  7. 7. The Seven Sayings of Christ from the Cross Saying #1 “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” Luke 23:34 Saying #2 “Today you will be in paradise with me.” Luke 23:43 Saying #3 “Mother, behold your son . . . Son, behold your mother.” John 19:26-27 Saying #4 “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Matthew 27:46 Mark 15:34
  8. 8. TheTragicTriumph of the Cross Mark 15:21 And they compelled a passerby, Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to carry his cross.
  9. 9. Mark 15:22 And they brought him to the place called Golgotha (which means Place of a Skull). TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  10. 10. Mark 15:23 And they offered him wine mixed with myrrh, but he did not take it. TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  11. 11. - Not invented, but perfected by Romans - Illegal for a Roman citizen to be executed via crucifixion - Crucifixion reserved for the lowest of classes - The topic of crucifixion was considered taboo in Roman Society among the upper classes FastFacts about crucifixion:
  12. 12. Mark 15:23 And they offered him wine mixed with myrrh, but he did not take it. TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  13. 13. excruciating - extremely painful; causing intense suffering; unbearably distressing; torturing from Latin, excrucitus which is derived from the Latin word crux cross!
  14. 14. Mark 15:23 And they offered him wine mixed with myrrh, but he did not take it. TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  15. 15. Mark 15:24 And they crucified him and divided his garments among them, casting lots for them, to decide what each should take. Psalm 22:18 They divide my garments among them, and for my clothing they cast lots. TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  16. 16. Mark 15:25-27 And it was the third hour when they crucified him. And the inscription of the charge against him read, “The King of the Jews.” And with him they crucified two robbers, one on his right and one on his left. TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  17. 17. Isaiah 53:12 . . . because he poured out his soul to death and was numbered with the transgressors . . . TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  18. 18. Mark 15:28-30 And those who passed by derided him, wagging their heads and saying, “Aha! You who would destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days, save yourself, and come down from the cross!” TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  19. 19. Mark 15:31-32 So also the chief priests with the scribes mocked him to one another, saying, “He saved others; he cannot save himself. Let the Christ, the King of Israel, come down now from the cross that we may see and believe.”Those who were crucified with him also reviled him. TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  20. 20. Mark 15:33 And when the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour. TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  21. 21. “It was in this time that God turned away the light of his countenance, refusing for the first time to gaze on His Son as he carried the full measure of the pollution of our wickedness, an obscenity God is too holy to behold. At the climax of that period of darkness, Jesus cried in agony – not the agony of the scourging or the agony of the thorns and nails, but the agony of forsakenness.” (R.C. Sproul)
  22. 22. Mark 15:34-36 And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” And some of the bystanders hearing it said, “Behold, he is calling Elijah.” And someone ran and filled a sponge with sour wine, put it on a reed and gave it to him to drink, saying, “Wait, let us see whether Elijah will come to take him down.” TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  23. 23. Psalm 22:1 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? For the first time in all of eternity a “rift” occurs in the HolyTrinity. God the Son, forsaken by God the Father.The Son cries for the Father, and the Father is silent. Jesus was utterly alone! TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  24. 24. Mark 15:37 And Jesus uttered a loud cry and breathed his last. John 19:30 “It is finished!” Luke 23:46 “Father, intoYour hands I commend my spirit.” TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  25. 25. Mark 15:38-39 And the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. And when the centurion, who stood facing him, saw that in this way he breathed his last, he said, “Truly this man was the Son of God!” TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  26. 26. Mark 15:40-41 There were also women looking on from a distance, among whom were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the younger and of Joses, and Salome. When he was in Galilee, they followed him and ministered to him, and there were also many other women who came up with him to Jerusalem. TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  27. 27. Mark 15:42-43 And when evening had come, since it was the day of Preparation, that is, the day before the Sabbath, Joseph of Arimathea, a respected member of the council, who was also himself looking for the kingdom of God, took courage and went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  28. 28. Mark 15:44-45 Pilate was surprised to hear that he should have already died. And summoning the centurion, he asked him whether he was already dead. And when he learned from the centurion that he was dead, he granted the corpse to Joseph. TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  29. 29. Mark 15:46-47 And Joseph bought a linen shroud, and taking him down, wrapped him in the linen shroud and laid him in a tomb that had been cut out of the rock. And he rolled a stone against the entrance of the tomb. Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joses saw where he was laid. TheTragicTriumph of the Cross
  30. 30. What is at the center of your of your life? What are you most passionate about?
  31. 31. 1 Corinthians 2:1-2 And I, when I came to you, brothers,did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. Today’sTakeaway
  32. 32. 1 Corinthians 15:3 For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins . . . Today’sTakeaway
  33. 33. “Paul here is pointing us to the one transcending truth that should define our lives: Christ died for our sins.This, Paul says, is the main thing. Nothing else – not even things that are biblical and honorable – are of equal or greater importance than this: God sent His Son to the cross to bear His wrath for sinners like you and me. If there’s anything in life we should be passionate about, it’s the gospel!” (C.J. Mahaney, Living the Cross Centered Life)
  34. 34. Are you passionately focused on Christ and his sacrificial death for you? Passionate in such a way that you think of it often, rejoice in it daily, and talk about it at every opportunity you get?
  35. 35. The Gospel, Our Passion
  36. 36. The Bible, Our Authority
  37. 37. Answer these questions:What is at the center of your of my life? What am I most passionate about? Ask God to help you make the main thing in your life the gospel of Jesus Christ. There’s no greater reality than this: God loved you so much that He put His Son through hell on the cross so that you would never have to face His judgment! Today’sTakeaway
  38. 38. “Frail”
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