In addition to the New International Version (1985) of the Bible, the following resources were used to write and prepare this sermon:
Amy Butler, Unbelievable, www.sermonwriter.com; William Hendriksen, The Gospel of Mark in the New Testament Commentary, pp. 677-82; R. Kent Hughes, Mark, Volume Two, in the Preaching the Word Commentary, pp. 215-20; Michael K. Marsh, Life Unburied—A Sermon for Easter, www.interruptingthesilence.com; Taylor Mertins, The End Has No End, from blog Think and Let Think; Lamar Williamson, Jr., Mark in the Interpretation Commentary, pp. 283-86.