NIV Adventure Bible Sampler - Book of Mark - Page 3

Who wrote this book ?
A young man named John Mark wrote down stories Peter told about Jesus .
Why was this book written ?
Mark shows people who Jesus is by telling what Jesus did .
For whom was this book written ?
Mark wrote this book for Gentiles ( people who were not Jews ).
What happens in this book ?
Jesus shows his power by performing miracles that help people , and he teaches his disciples .
Who is the key person in this book ?
Jesus is the most important person in this book .
When did this happen ?
Jesus worked miracles and taught from a . d . 26 to 30 .
Where did this happen ?
Most events in Mark 1 – 9 happened in Galilee . Most events in Mark 10 – 16 took place in or near Jerusalem .

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What are some of the stories in this book ?
Jesus heals a paralyzed man Mark 2:1 – 12
Jesus calms a storm
Mark 4:35 – 41
Jesus raises a dead girl
Mark 5:21 – 43
Jesus walks on water
Mark 6:45 – 56
Jesus feeds 4,000 people
Mark 8:1 – 10
Jesus heals a young boy
Mark 9:14 – 32
Jesus holds the Last Supper
Mark 14:12 – 26
Jesus dies and is buried
Mark 15:21 – 47
Jesus is raised again
Mark 16:1 – 8