Messiah Happenings

2 minutes reading time (390 words)

Tuesday Morning Prayer Breakfast Group spending time in the Gospel of Mark - Newcomers welcome!

The Tuesday Morning Prayer Breakfast Small Group is starting the new year with a new 10-session study of the Gospel of Mark. It's a perfect time to jump in, try it on, discover how once-a-week Bible study can enhance your spiritual health. The Tuesday morning small group meets at 6:00am at Panera Bread on Highway 99 in Hazel Dell. Facilitated by Pr. Peter, each session begins with prayer and ends when the first participant has to leave for work, usually around 7:05-7:10am. Newcomers and guests may pop in any week. For first-time guests, breakfast is on Pr. Peter!

The group will using Mark: 20 Sessions for Individuals and Groups by NT. Wright; covering two sessions per week. See the schedule below.

This guide by Tom Wright is designed to help participants understand Scripture in fresh ways. Thoughtful questions, prayer suggestions, and useful background and cultural information guide participants more deeply into God's Word and discover how to participate more fully in God's kingdom.

About the author of the study
N. T. Wright has written over thirty books, including Simply Christian, The Original Jesus, What Saint Paul Really Said, The Challenge of Jesus, The Meaning of Jesus, Jesus and the Victory of God and the magisterial Paul and the Faithfulness of God. His N. T. Wright For Everyone Series includes commentaries covering the entire New Testament. Formerly bishop of Durham in England, Wright is research professor of New Testament and early Christianity at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He was formerly canon theologian of Westminster Abbey and dean of Lichfield Cathedral. He also taught New Testament studies for twenty years at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard Divinity School, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Gregorian University in Rome and many other institutions around the world.

Reading for January 2
Mark 1:1-3:6
pages 9-18 of the study book

Reading for January 9
Mark 3:7-4:34
pages 19-27 of the study book

Reading for January 16
Mark 4:35-6:29
pages 28-35 of the study book

Reading for January 23
Mark 6:30-7:37
pages 36-44 of the study book

Reading for January 30
Mark 8:1-9:29
pages 45-53 of the study book

Reading for February 6
Mark 9:30-10:31
pages 54-62 of the study book

Reading for February 13
Mark 10:32-11:33
pages 63-72 of the study book

Reading for February 20
Mark 12:1-13:37
pages 73-83 of the study book

Reading for February 27
Mark 14:1-72
pages 84-93 of the study book

Reading for March 6
Mark 15:1-16:20
pages 94-102 of the study book

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