The authors of the phenomenal Left Behind series introduce The Jesus Chronicles–four novels that individually and collectively paint a vivid portrait of the Prince of Peace, told from the perspectives of the Gospel writers, John, Mark, Luke, and Matthew. It is Jesus' last day alive as a man, and a young boy–Mark–is about to witness firsthand some of the most pivotal events in all of human history: Judas Iscariot's betrayal; Peter's denial of his Master; and Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection as the risen Lord. In the years after, following in the footsteps of his friend and mentor Peter, Mark becomes an ardent follower of Jesus and a devoted disciple of Christianity, spreading the Gospel outside the boundaries of Jerusalem and into the world. Along the way, he exhorts Peter to recount the stories of Jesus' time on earth–His messages, His miracles, and His everlasting promises to His people–and compiles what becomes canonized as the Gospel of Mark. MARK'S STORY is a thrilling account that vividly depicts the day before Jesus' crucifixion and the danger that early believers faced as they boldly proclaimed Him Christ the Lord. Mark chronicles the growth of the early Church, the struggles of Jesus' followers, and the persecution its members endured from a hostile world. Their bravery laid the foundation for the Christian Church, and their fervent passion for the Word still reverberates throughout the world today. From the Compact Disc edition.