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The Concise Oxford English Dictionary (COED, 11th ed.) defines ethics as "the moral principles governing or influencing
The underlying principle of ends-based ethics is that an action is right if it produces the greatest ________ for the greatest number
Rules-based ethics deems an action right or wrong irrespective of _________
Although _________ factor into ethical decisions, they are inadequate; you should have a rational basis for what you believe
The word "gospel" comes from the Greek word "euangelion" meaning
Mark is generally recognized to have been the first gospel written, dated sometime between 60 and 64 A.D. One of the reasons for this belief is that the other two ______________ Luke and Matthew, are longer and more detailed, and draw from Mark.
The first sentence of Mark describes the author's intention to show that Jesus is the ___________ The word "Christ" is taken from the Greek word christos meaning anointed one. In Hebrew the word for anointed one is meshiach "messiah."
son of God
The first verses of Mark allude to the prophet Isaiah and then describe his prophecy. The author then describes John the Baptist, who wears clothing made of camel's hair like __________ the prophet.
Jesus is baptized by John in the ____________ and then, in Mark 1:11, a voice from heaven proclaims Jesus as the Son of God and the Holy Spirit descends on him like a dove. This alludes once again to the prophet Elijah.
After Jesus' baptism, Jesus is sent out into the desert for 40 days. This alludes to the time of the Israelites wandering in the ___________. In the ancient Hebrew culture, the number 40 meant a long time. Some examples of the use of 40 are Noah's ark and Moses time on Mt. Sinai.
The Gospel then continues with Jesus calling the first disciples, Simon and his brother Andrew, as well as James and John the sons of Zebedee. Mark then recounts how Jesus went about preaching in the synagogues, driving out ____________, and then healing the sick.
Look at Mark 1:29. The scene shifts to the synagogue and the home of Simon and Andrew. Therefore, it is the Sabbath. This shows that Jesus was an observant, faithful __________
In Mark 1:32 the people wait until after sundown to bring others to Jesus because they were waiting for the Sabbath to end when it would be lawful to _________
The ___________ (Mark 2:16) were a Jewish sect who believed in life after death and believed that strict adherence to Torah was required.
Therefore, Jesus eating with sinners and ___________ was an affront to the Pharisees, who considered both groups to be outcasts and ritually unclean.
One of the main objections by the Pharisees to Jesus was Jesus' conduct on the Sabbath (Mark 2:23-27). By including this section, Mark gives ___________ for Jesus and His disciples gathering food on the Sabbath.
The idea that Jesus is the ____________ of Old Testament prophecies is very important in the gospels (see, e.g., Psalm 89:19-52; Isaiah 11, who is Jesse's son?; 1 Samuel 16, where is his son from?).
In Mark 3:1-6, Jesus heals the man with the withered hand in a synagogue. Who do the Pharisees conspire with after this?
1. Who again acknowledges Jesus in Mark 3:11-12? _demons_. What does Jesus tell them to do?
1. Based on Mark 2:18, a disciple was anyone who followed a rabbi. An apostle is different. According to Mark 3:13-19, the difference is that an apostle was one of 12 disciples appointed by Jesus and having _____________ to drive out demons.
In Mark 3:20-30, Jesus argues with the teachers of the law over his ability to cast out demons, reasoning that satan cannot cast out __________
One of the main way Jesus taught was by using ___________ which are stories from ordinary life used to make a moral point about truth.
1. What testifies to Jesus being divine at the end of Mark 4 when Jesus was in the boat? _____________
when he calms the storm
1. A Roman "legion" is made up of 6,000 men [accept "5000 men"]. What does that name suggest to you in Mark 5:9? _____________
1. Because she had a chronic issue of blood, the woman in 6:25-34 would not have been able to _____________
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