Paper 1 THEO2205 - Dr. Kirk Rappaport Theology 2205...

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Dr. Kirk Rappaport Theology 2205 9/12/2007 Even as a non-Christian and a person who has never read the Bible before, it was apparent and obvious to me that these ten chapters from the book of Mark were very brief and hasty. Every chapter seemed to be in a hurry to tell an important and different story, yet all were connected in that each contributed to painting the same image of Jesus in mind. The image of Jesus Christ, Son of God, portrayed by Mark is one which represents absolute wisdom. This wisdom is flawless, and it is clearly of utmost importance to Jesus that he continue to spread this wisdom and preach wherever he can. This is made clear in Mk 1:38, he writes, “He told them, ‘Let us go on to the nearby villages that I may preach there also. For this purpose have I come.’” With his preaching also came countless miracles performed by Jesus. It is through these miracles performed that indicate that Jesus is truly divine. However, to what extent Jesus could perform his miracles depended on the faith of those that came to
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Paper 1 THEO2205 - Dr. Kirk Rappaport Theology 2205...

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