In this companion volume to Mark 1–7: Bible Study Lessons, Jesus heads to Israel’s capital city, Jerusalem, where he will face the religious establishment. On the way, he prepares his disciples by predicting his death and teaching that serving others is the path to greatness. When they arrive, he foretells the coming disaster on Jerusalem and the temple.
Meanwhile the religious leaders are looking for a way to silence Jesus because he’s an outsider and a rule breaker. Eventually their plan succeeds and Jesus is arrested, condemned, and crucified. But the story ends with the surprising announcement, “He has risen!”