MARK – Chapter by Chapter Analysis

Chapter 2 Verses 13-22 The Call of Matthew & Parable of the Wineskins

  1. What is the main subject?  Jesus and His calling of sinners and not saints. Parable about on the topic of fasting.
  2. Who are the main people? Jesus, scribes, Pharisees, tax collectors, Levi, John the Baptist, crowds of students and the disciples
  3. What does it say about Christ?  He came to heal the sick sinners, He calls us, not us Him. He is our healer. He teaches with parables to make people think.
  4. What is the key or main verse?  v17. And hearing this, Jesus *said to them, “It is not those who are healthy who need a physician, but those who are sick; I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners.” or v19 And Jesus said to them, “While the groom is with them, the attendants of the groom cannot fast, can they? As long as they have the groom with them, they cannot fast.
  5. What is the central lesson?  Jesus call His own and fasting is something done for what is missing or needed…not what is present and before us.
  6. What are the main promises?  v20 But the days will come when the groom is taken away from them, and then they will fast, on that day.
  7. What are the main commands? Follow Me!
  8. What error should I avoid? lacking faith in the One who can forgive sins… the Son of Man and fasting for what I already have.
  9. What example is here?  the parable and the fact His followers do not fast as the Pharisees do.
  10. What do I need most in this chapter to apply to my life today?  keep the FAITH and Follow Him!

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