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Weekly Bible Readings for August, 1937.
Mark's Gospel represents the "Servant" of the
Lord. It has no genealogy, but begins and
Mark 6: 1-31.
ends with service (Mk. 1: 14, 16: 20).
The invitation of verse 31 should be read
with that of Matt. 11: 28-30.
The occasion of this "holy day" (10) was the
finding of the law, and its reading and
explanation to the people (8).
A Real Holiday.
"Eat the fat, drink the sweet, send portions,
make great mirth" (10, 12).
The disciples and the Lord on the sea shore.
His provision (5, 6, 9).
The Sea Shore.
Proof of His resurrection (14).
What He said to Peter on the sea shore (15).
After the fun of building a sand castle comes
the consciousness that the incoming tide
The Sand Castle.
will leave not a trace. The rocks, however,
will be there next morning (24-27).
Mark 6: 39 notes the green grass, so giving
John 6: 1-27.
an idea of the time of year. The disciples
A Meal in the Open.
"gathered up the fragments", and no
Christian will spoil the country with
"litter". Daily bread is a symbol of the
gift of life (27).
"Search and See" Section.
Mark 6: 1-31.--
(1) What did Christ tell his disciples to do besides go out and work for Him?
(2) Why was it necessary to "rest a while"?
(3) How can we find rest?
(1) Why did the people keep this day as a "holy day"?
(2) What was the feeling among them all at this time?
(1) What happened when Jesus Christ appeared on the sea-shore?
(2) John 2: is the first sign; John 21: is the last. Show where they are alike.
What is the most important part of the house? What does a wise man do?
John 6: 1-27.--
(1) How much bread did Philip reckon, and how much did Christ use?
(2) What is the difference between the two kinds of meat in verse 27?