Mark’s Title (Part 2): Beginning
The Beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
1. The beginning
4. The Christ
5. Son of God
What is the significance of the word, "beginning"?
-Initiation of a matter
-Primary source or principle of a matter
-Why Mark, by the Holy Spirit, may have used the term (Gen 1:1, John 1:1)
-Association with eye-witnesses
This word “beginning,” chosen by Mark by the direction of the Holy Spirit, marks the change in history at the ministry of Jesus, just as it marked the start of human history at the creation of the universe in Genesis 1:1.