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Sandberg_R_NewTestam - Rhonda Sandberg L24383171 Bib/104 March 8 2012 Summary of the books of the New Testament books Mark The book of Mark is of

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Rhonda Sandberg L24383171 Bib/104 March 8, 2012 Summary of the books of the New Testament books. Mark: The book of Mark is of “gospel” genre. It contains sermons, parables, narrative history, and some prophetic oracles. It was written by John Mark, a missionary who went with Paul and Barnabas on mission trips. The key personalities in this book are Jesus Christ, John the Baptist, and Jesus’ twelve disciples. John the Baptist prepares for the coming of the Messiah. Jesus is baptized by John the Baptist in the River Jordan. Then, Jesus is tempted by Satan in the desert for forty days. After John goes to prison, Jesus preaches the gospel in Galilee. Jesus chooses His twelve disciples to follow Him and preach, and all the while He is either teaching, performing miracles, healing, blessing people, or challenging authority. Later, Jesus was betrayed and put on trial that was faulty and illegal. He was beaten, humiliated, then crucified, to serve the sinners of the world. Miraculously, Jesus is resurrected. He makes personal appearances through His physical body. It also tells of the command and the Great Commission. Then, Jesus ascends to the right hand of God. Acts: The genre of the book of Acts is “narrative.” It is narrative history. The key personalities are Peter, John, Stephen, the apostles, Sanhedrin. This book tells of Jesus’ life right before and right
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2012 for the course PSYCHOLOGY PSY 270 taught by Professor Williamgoodwin during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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