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Events in Jesus' Life (Mark)

Categories: Gospel of Mark, Gospel of Matthew

How many events can you think of in Jesus' life that are recorded in Mark?

  • Who is John the Baptist?
    • Describe him. (Mark 1:6)
      • What did he wear?
      • What did he eat?
    • What does John the Baptist do?
    • What does it mean to repent?
    • Why was repentance important?
    • What did God say after Jesus' baptism?
  • Jesus spent how many days in the wilderness? (40)
    • Who tempted Jesus?
    • What were the three temptations? (Matt 4:1-11)
    • Why do you think Jesus was tempted?
    • What was Jesus' response to the devil in all three temptations?
    • What were his final words to the devil?
    • How does Jesus' experience help us handle temptation?
  • How did Jesus select his disciples?
    • Was the selection process recorded differently in Matthew?
    • TEACHERS Look at the grid for the selection of disciples in Bible Characters.
  • What were their names?
    • Are these names different than those recorded in Matthew?
  • Jesus stills the sea (Mark 4:35-41)
    • Why were the disciples afraid? [two types of fear]
    • Why wasn't Jesus afraid?
  • Jesus is rejected in his home town of Nazareth (Mark 6:1-6)
    • Why didn't people accept Jesus in his home town?
    • What kind of a put down is "Isn't he a carpenter?"
    • Is it hard to think someone is great if we've always known him as just a "regular" person?
  • Jesus feeds 5000 (Mark 6:32-44)
    • What is so impressive about feeding that many people?
    • What amount is 200 pennyworth of bread? [300 pennyworth was about a year's salary] What does Jesus ask?
    • What does Jesus tell the disciples to do?
    • Why do you think they were put into groups of hundreds and fifties?
    • What did Jesus do with the bread?
    • How many baskets were filled with left-overs?
  • What was the disciples' pop quiz? (Mark 8:27)
    • How did the disciples answer?
    • Who got it right?
    • What did he say to Jesus?
    • Why was this revelation so important?
  • The transfiguration (Mark 9:1-13)
    • Who did Jesus take with him?
    • Who did they see?
    • What was impressive about this event?
    • What does it tell us?
  • Name some of Jesus' healings. [This will be covered October 9]
  • Tell the story of Jesus' crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension.
    • What were some of the events in this week?
    • Does Jesus wash his disciples' feet in Mark?
    • Who wanted to kill Jesus? Why?
    • Did Jesus' disciples believe that Jesus would come back from the dead?
    • How were the disciples' lives changed after the resurrection?