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The Great Texts of the Bible: St. Mark


Charles Scribner’s Sons, T&T Clark 1910

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The Great Texts of the Bible: St. Mark is an extensive commentary made up of essays, sermons, anecdotes, and scriptural interpretations. Scottish Presbyterian minister James Hastings, who compiled The Great Texts of the Bible in the early twentieth century, provides helpful and personal observations on the Scripture texts. He presents word meanings, expositions, poetry, and quotations from many authors and thinkers, as well as a list of references. Each section is outlined into major topics and points, offering readable commentary.

The Great Texts of the Bible: St. Mark is perfect for pastors and anyone else wanting expository notes on key Scripture passages. Hastings’s work is encouraging, clear, and well researched. The volume contains both a topical and a scriptural table of contents for reference.

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Key Features

  • Expository commentary on St. Mark
  • Readable, clear style
  • List of references and literature used throughout


  • The Beginning of the Gospel
  • The Temptation
  • A Model Sermon
  • The Gift of the Sabbath
  • An Eternal Sin
  • Desire and Duty
  • The Carpenter
  • Retirement for Rest
  • Admiration or Adoration
  • A World for a Life
  • Faith and Doubt
  • The Little Children
  • One Thing Thou Lackest
  • Believe and Receive
  • The Two Commandments
  • Not Far from the Kingdom
  • All that She Had
  • A Ministering Woman and a Grateful Savior
  • When They had Sung a Hymn
  • The Prayer in Gethsemane
  • Watch and Pray
  • Bearing Christ’s Cross
  • Christ’s Commission to His Church
  • The Crowned Savior

Product Details

  • Title: The Great Texts of the Bible: St. Mark
  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1910
  • Pages: 515

About James Hastings

James Hastings (1852–1922) was born in Scotland. A Presbyterian minister and theologian, Hastings was the editor of many biblical works, including Dictionary of the Bible, Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels, and Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics.

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