Mark 2

ACTION ON ISSUES

#2 of 16 THE ACTION GOSPEL

 

This is a series of outlines in the Gospel of Mark.

These are more for Bible Study/Sunday School than they are for preaching.

They are not usually alliterated outlines.

 

In Mark 2 we see Jesus taking action on some key issues. Jesus was never neutral. He always stood for what is right!

I. THE SIN ISSUE

A. THE PARALYTIC ARRIVES - Vss. 1-4

B. JESUS FORGIVES - Vs. 5

C. THE SCRIBES QUESTION - Vss. 6-7

D. JESUS CONFRONTS - Vss. 8-10

E. JESUS HEALS - Vss. 11-12

II. THE SINNER ISSUE - Vss. 13-17

A. MATTHEW CALLED - Vss. 13-14

B. MATTHEW ENTERTAINS - Vs. 15

C. LEADERS CRITICIZE - Vs. 16

D. JESUS EXPLAINS - Vs. 17

III. THE FASTING ISSUE - Vss. 18-22

A.   THE QUESTION - Vs. 18

        The Pharisees believed in fasting twice a week, although this was not required in the Mosaic Law. They were trying to find fault with Jesus.

B. THE ANSWER - Vss. 19-22

        There was no reason to fast when Jesus was present.

        Even the Pharisees excused fasting for the wedding party during a wedding. Vs. 19

        Fasting came later, when Jesus was absent. Vs. 20

IV. THE SABBATH ISSUE - Vss. 23-28

A. THE DISCIPLES' ACTIVITY - Vs. 23

B.   THE PHARISEES' CHALLENGE - Vs. 24

C. JESUS' RESPONSE - Vss. 25-28