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1 Credits Study of Mark: Chris Reeves Maps: History and Geography of the Bible Story General Information Compiled by Jack Wheeler – Clovis Ca 1

2 Life of Jesus in Mark This study is NOT a verse by verse study of Mark This study is a Topical study using Mark After the introductory lessons Topics will be study as they first appear in Mark 2

3 The Life of Christ Matthew Mark Luke John 3

4 Mark – Map Locations Palestine Egypt Nile River Mediterranean Sea Red Sea Cyprus Dead Sea Asia Crete 4

5 Mark – Map Locations Palestine 5

6 12,000 Sq Miles Texas 268,000 Sq Miles Texas Palestine in Texas 6

7 Palestine in the United States 7

8 Mark 1:5 And there went out unto him all the land of Judaea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins. 8

9 Judea 9

10 The Life of Christ Wilderness of Judea – Refers to the rugged area along the Dead Sea Where the land plunges from the peaks of the central range of mountains to the shores of the sea Filled with deep ravines and caves – Jesus was probably led into this region after He was baptized to be tempted 10

11 Mark 1:5 And there went out unto him all the land of Judaea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins. 11

12 Jerusalem 12

13 Mark 1:5 And there went out unto him all the land of Judaea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins. 13

14 Jordan River Jerusalem Jordan River 14

15 The Land Promise Fulfilled Joshua chapter 12 is a summary of all the cities Israel has conquered – Includes the territory on both sides of the Jordan 15

16 Mark 1:9 And it came to pass in those days, that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized of John in Jordan. 16

17 Nazareth 17

18 The Life of Christ Joseph returned to Palestine when he heard Herod died – Afraid to stop in Judea because of cruel Archelaus – Took his family back to Galilee (Nazareth) which was his original home (Matt 2:23) Nathanael was skeptical that any good thing could come out of Nazareth (John 1:46) About 80 miles north of Jerusalem 18

19 The Life of Christ We don’t know much about Jesus’ years in Nazareth – It could be that Joseph taught Him the carpenter’s trade because some people knew him as “the carpenter” (Mark 6:3) Later the people of Nazareth refused to believe He was the Son of God (Messiah) – Matthew 13:53-58; Mark 6:1-6; Luke 4:

20 Mark 1:9 And it came to pass in those days, that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized of John in Jordan. 20

21 Province of Galilee Galilee 21

22 The Life of Christ Largest portion of Jesus’ work took place in the province of Galilee – Eleven apostles from Galilee Judas probably from Judea 22

23 Mark 1:9 And it came to pass in those days, that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized of John in Jordan. 23

24 Sea of Galilee 24

25 Sea of Galilee 25

26 Mark 1:21 And they went into Capernaum; and straightway on the sabbath day he entered into the synagogue, and taught. 26

27 Capernaum 27

28 The Life of Christ Capernaum – Jesus made this city his headquarters in the early phase of His ministry – Was on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee 2 ½ miles southwest of where the Jordan enters the Sea – Checkpoint on two trade routes Damascus to Jerusalem and also Damascus by the coast to Egypt 28

29 Mark 3:8 And from Jerusalem, and from Idumea, and from beyond Jordan; and they about Tyre and Sidon, a great multitude, when they had heard what great things he did, came unto him. 29

30 Idumea - Region Idumea 30

31 Mark 3:8 And from Jerusalem, and from Idumea, and from beyond Jordan; and they about Tyre and Sidon, a great multitude, when they had heard what great things he did, came unto him. 31

32 Tyre 32

33 The Life of Christ Tyre and Sidon – Woman of Canaan came to Jesus to ask Him to heal her daughter Called a Greek Syro-Phoenician (Mark 7:26) Tyre and Sidon were the two main cities of Phoenicia Later the Romans included it as part of the province of Syria 33

34 Mark 3:8 And from Jerusalem, and from Idumea, and from beyond Jordan; and they about Tyre and Sidon, a great multitude, when they had heard what great things he did, came unto him. 34

35 Sidon 35


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