The Gospel Age Begins

Mark places the beginning of the Gospel era from the ministry of John the Baptist, who calls the nation to repentance and change, and who witnesses Christ’s endorsement by the Father. Here also is the reason for Christ’s baptism and the deep meaning of His ‘beloved’ status.

Mark’s Distinctive Gospel

The special aims of this tract-like Gospel and its unique themes, including attention to the ‘signs following’ of chapter 16 (‘the Pentecostal mistake’) and the numerous uses of ‘immediately’ and their rich pastoral messages as used in different passages.