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Why some people think Mark's Gospel was written for non-Jews facing persecution

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Question a)ii) Some people believe that Mark's Gospel was written for gentiles facing persecution. One of the main reasons for this was that it would give them hope and encouragement as they faced their deaths. ...read more.

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Another reason why the Gospel needed to be written was that eye witnesses were dying so accurate accounts needed to be written. As mentioned in the first paragraph, the Gospel gave hope and encouragement to Christians facing persecution. ...read more.

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By writing the Gospel, Mark spread the 'good news'. The 'good news' was written at the very beginning of the Gospel and was 'This is the good news, that Jesus the Christ is the son of God.' The good news gospel encourages Christians facing difficulties such as persecution. ...read more.

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