Here are a few free resources (and a few suggested affordable resources) for your personal study of the Gospel of Mark. Whether you are a member at the Bastrop Church of Christ who wants to study supplementally with my Sunday morning Bible class from Mark or someone who stumbled across this site for another reason. Either way, welcome. I pray this would be a blessing to your study. May our Mysterious Messiah grant you grace and peace. Amen.
Mark Overview – Here is the standard overview video of Mark from the Bible Project. As always, you can read the transcript from the video and download the poster. They also have a more colorful animated video walking through he Gospel of Mark here. Also, check out this article from TBP about Mark. Also read this article from TBP about the ending of Mark’s gospel.
STEP Bible on Mark – Here is the STEP Bible’s page for the Gospel of Mark. This allows you to see some chapter and book summaries, a few study notes, and explore a bit about the Greek text behind our translations.
NET Bible on Mark – The New English Bible is an online on-going translation project. The translation is original and the notes are excellent!
NABRE on Mark – This is the Introduction and study notes from the New American Bible Revised Edition for the Gospel of Mark. There’s some great stuff in here!
Mark Powerpoint – This is the Google Slides presentation I have been using for my Bible class on Sunday mornings at the Bastrop Church of Christ to teach through the Gospel of Mark. At the time of this writing it is an on-going work. Thus is may have uncompleted parts of it. [If you find spelling mistakes or other errors in it please feel free to shoot me a message and let me know. Stuff slips through the cracks sometimes despite our best efforts :-)]
Mark on VCS – For something a little different and more reflective, browse through art related to the Gospel of Mark from the Visual Commentary on Scripture site.
Mark Bibliography – This is an ongoing bibliography of Mark that I am working on. It is marked with various symbols to indicate resources that I consider “musts” in the academic study of Mark, resources helpful for preaching Mark, and resources for the serious, but not academic student of Mark.
Reading Mark: A Literary and Theological Commentary on the Second Gospel – This is a succinct and simple commentary on the Gospel of Mark that focuses on literary and theological aspects of the text.
The Jesus of the Gospels: An Introduction – This is an excellent introduction to all four of the gospels from a well-known scholar for a popular level audience. The contents are easy to understand and up-to date on its information.
*If you are aware of some quality free resources on the Gospel of Mark please comment below and let us know!