Songs from Mark

This is the forty-first entry in a series on Songs from the Books of the Bible.

Southern Gospel songs focus on many of the highest themes known to mankind—songs of Salvation, the Cross, the Resurrection, and eternity. But critics claim that they focus on these themes to the exclusion of other Biblical themes which are appropriate and perhaps necessary to address in song.

For how many chapters in Mark can we find Southern Gospel songs addressing their themes?

  • Mark 1:4-11: See Matthew 3
  • Mark 1:10: See Matthew 3:16
  • Mark 2:1-13: Raise the Roof (Cathedrals)
  • Mark 2:4: Somebody Touched Me (Cathedrals) (I think this is the right cripple.)
  • Mark 2:22: See Matthew 9:17
  • Mark 4:31: See Matthew 13:31
  • Mark 4:35-41: Don’t Be Afraid (Cathedrals) (also Luke 8:22-25)
  • Mark 4:35-41: God’s Word (Kingdom Heirs)
  • Mark 4:35-41: He’d Still Been God (Greater Vision)
  • Mark 4:35-41: Jesus Showed Up (Kingdom Heirs)
  • Mark 4:37-41: See Matthew 8:23-27
  • Mark 5:1-20: Keeper of the Keys (Mark Trammell Trio) (also Luke 8:26-39)
  • Mark 5:22-23: Temporary Tomb (Legacy Five, Greater Vision) (also Luke 8:41-42)
  • Mark 5:25-34: See Matthew 9:20-22
  • Mark 5:35-43: Come and See (Roy Knight Singers)
  • Mark 6:34-44: See Matthew 14:13-21
  • Mark 7:28: See Matthew 15:27
  • Mark 8:34: See Matthew 16:24
  • Mark 9:2: Remember the Mountain (McKameys)
  • Mark 9:24: I Believe (McKameys)
  • Mark 9:24: I Believe, Help Thou My Unbelief (Bill Gaither Trio)
  • Mark 9:35: The Servant of All (also Mark 10:44)
  • Mark 10:9: See Matthew 19:6
  • Mark 10:27: See Matthew 19:26
  • Mark 10:45: See Matthew 20:28
  • Mark 10:46-52: Blind Bartimaeus (Bishops, Gaither Homecoming Friends)
  • Mark 10:46-52: Blind Bartimaeus (McKameys) (different song)
  • Mark 10:46-52: Make Way For the Master (Talleys)
  • Mark 10:46-52: Somebody Touched Me (Cathedrals)
  • Mark 11:9-10: See Matthew 21:9
  • Mark 12:27: See Matthew 22:32
  • Mark 14:3-9: See Matthew 26:6-13
  • Mark 14:15: In the Upper Room (Bill Gaither Trio, Blackwood Brothers, Cathedrals, Gaither Homecoming Friends, George Younce, Doug Oldham, The Rebels, The Weatherfords) (also Luke 22:12)
  • Mark 14:32-40: See Matthew 26:36-46
  • Mark 15: See Matthew 27
  • Mark 15:6-11: Grace Was The Answer (McKameys)
  • Mark 15:20-21: See Matthew 27:31-33
  • Mark 15:43: See Matthew 27:57-66
  • Mark 16: See Matthew 28

Where a song is inspired by something in multiple Gospels, I’ve listed it under the parallel passage in Matthew.

What others come to mind?


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  1. Mark 10:46-52: Make Way For The Master (The Talleys)