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Mark refers to Jesus by different titles. Explain the meaning and significance of these titles forJesus first followers and his followers 2 day.

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1) Mark refers to Jesus by different titles. Explain the meaning and significance of these titles for Jesus first followers and his followers 2 day. In this question we are looking at the titles Son of God, Son of Man, Jesus as Messiah Dealing with each of these in turn (and some biblical references for you to look up and study). Son of God The term son of God is mentioned in different ways. The Messianic Son of God in Judaism. This goes back to God's promise to David in the Old Testament. God promised David that his descendants would follow him onto the throne of Israel and that one of them would be the Son of God. (2 Samuel 7:14, Psalm 89 and Psalm 2:7) In Mark's Gospel (Mark 1:1) Mark refers to Jesus as the Son of God, and the spirits recognised him as such (Mark 3:11, 5:7) (also see Matthew 16:16). Jesus never used the term 'Son of God' to refer to himself but does use the term 'the Son'. References in Mark to the Son of God. Mark 1:1 The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Mark 3:11 Whenever the unclean spirits saw him, they fell down before him and shouted, "You are the Son of God!" ...read more.

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Mark 9:9 "As they were coming down the mountain, he ordered them to tell no one about what they had seen, until after the Son of Man had risen from the dead." Mark 9:12 "He said to them, "Elijah is indeed coming first to restore all things. How then is it written about the Son of Man, that he is to go through many sufferings and be treated with contempt?" Mark 9:31 "for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, "The Son of Man is to be betrayed into human hands, and they will kill him, and three days after being killed, he will rise again." Mark 10:33 "saying, "See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be handed over to the chief priests and the scribes, and they will condemn him to death; then they will hand him over to the Gentiles;" Mark 10:45 "For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many." Mark 13:26 "Then they will see 'the Son of Man coming in clouds' with great power and glory." Jesus as Messiah and Lord The word 'Messiah' means the anointed one, the one chosen by God for a special task. ...read more.

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37 David himself calls him Lord; so how can he be his son?" And the large crowd was listening to him with delight. Mark 13:20-21 20 And if the Lord had not cut short those days, no one would be saved; but for the sake of the elect, whom he chose, he has cut short those days. 21 And if anyone says to you at that time, 'Look! Here is the Messiah!' or 'Look! There he is!' - do not believe it. Mark 14:61 But he was silent and did not answer. Again the high priest asked him, "Are you the Messiah, the Son of the Blessed One?" Mark 15:32 Let the Messiah, the King of Israel, come down from the cross now, so that we may see and believe." Those who were crucified with him also taunted him. Mark 16:19-20 19 So then the Lord Jesus, after he had spoken to them, was taken up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God. 20 And they went out and proclaimed the good news everywhere, while the Lord worked with them and confirmed the message by the signs that accompanied it.] The Greek word for Lord is kyrious which can mean 'sir', can be a term of respect and can be used to translate the Jewish name of God Jehovah or Yahweh. ...read more.

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