19_POJ in Mark

19_POJ in Mark - descendants (cf. 2 Sam 7) Roman emperors...

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Portrait of Jesus in Mark
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Definitions of Key Perspectives Eschatological Those things that are final and complete in the history of redemption. There is nothing further for which to hope. Apocalyptic Worldview Complete redemption by God of the present age involves the destruction of all that opposes God’s reign and the restoration of creation and the redeemed human community to “paradise.” Regards the triumph of God as certain in which God’s people participate with joy and anticipation God’s people are characterized by celebration and freedom Compels ethical seriousness because Christ will require an accounting of his people’s faithfulness Final triumph is that of the Creator; therefore both humanity and creation will participate in the final restoration
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Mark 1:1-3 Jesus the Christ, the Son of God 1:1 Christ = Messiah, Anointed One, Ideal Son of David Son of God = Davidic kingly designation God promises to be a father to David’s royal
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Unformatted text preview: descendants (cf. 2 Sam 7) Roman emperors were referred to as sons of God 1:2a Mark interprets the identity of Jesus as the Christ through the lens of Isaiah. 1:2b-3 Conflated quote of Malachi 3:1 and Isaiah 40:3 Who is the one crying in the wilderness in Isa 40:3? He is the messenger (the coming Elijah? cf. Mark 9:12-13) in Mal 3:1. John the Baptizer announces the inauguration of eschatological salvation in history. He announces the coming of the Messiah/Christ. Structure of Mark and his depiction of Jesus as the Messiah Mark 1-8 8-16 Miracles Suffering Miracles 1:16-3:12 3:13-6:6 6:7-8:30 HINGE Mark 8:22-34 Suffering (Healing of a blind man)- A B C D A (Healing of a blind man) [ inclusion ] 8:31-9:29 9:30-10:31 10:32-52 1. Passion Prediction 2. Misunderstanding 3. Further instruction of disciples Passion Narrative (11:1-16:8) Mark 10:46-52 Mark 8:22-26...
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