The Gospel of Mark is an action-packed book of Jesus’ life. It’s fast-paced and always moving, proclaiming the good news of 1) who Jesus is, and 2) why Jesus came. These are the two major themes we see in Mark’s Gospel. Through the stories that Mark includes about Jesus, his goal becomes clear: He wants us to repent and believe. Over and over, this book pushes the reader to action, as it forces us to examine the remarkable life of Jesus and His purpose here on earth, moving us to evaluate our own relationship with Him and our purpose here on earth.