Choose a parable in mark. write a 1,000-1,250-word essay in which you


Choose a parable in Mark. Write a 1,000-1,250-word essay in which you exegete the parable. In particular, be sure that you accomplish the following: 1. Determine the literary and historical context of the parable. 2. Determine the main point and original intent of the parable. 3. Make application of the text to the church today. Use a minimum of three academic sources from the GCU Library in your paper to support your findings. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the Turabian Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance. This benchmark assignment assesses the following competencies: MA-CS 1.6: Demonstrate the hermeneutical principles necessary for accurate interpretation of New Testament passages. (CERT; MC1) MDiv 1.6: Demonstrate the skills necessary for a detailed and accurate exegesis of New Testament passages.