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Jesus replied, "Let us go somewhere else-to the nearby villages-so I can preach there also. That is why I have come."
As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen.
as it is written in Isaiah the prophet: "I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way"-
"What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are-the Holy One of God!"
and Jesus healed many who had various diseases. He also drove out many demons, but he would not let the demons speak because they knew who he was.
And so John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.
And a voice came from heaven: "You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased."
Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.
So he went to her, took her hand and helped her up. The fever left her and she began to wait on them.
At once they left their nets and followed him.
Instead he went out and began to talk freely, spreading the news. As a result, Jesus could no longer enter a town openly but stayed outside in lonely places. Yet the people still came to him from everywhere.
Jesus was indignant. He reached out his hand and touched the man. "I am willing," he said. "Be clean!"
The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God,
And this was his message: "After me comes the one more powerful than I, the straps of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and untie.
That evening after sunset the people brought to Jesus all the sick and demon-possessed.
Simon's mother-in-law was in bed with a fever, and they immediately told Jesus about her.
At that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan.
Simon and his companions went to look for him,
"Be quiet!" said Jesus sternly. "Come out of him!"
As soon as they left the synagogue, they went with James and John to the home of Simon and Andrew.
and he was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan. He was with the wild animals, and angels attended him.
Just then a man in their synagogue who was possessed by an impure spirit cried out,
Jesus sent him away at once with a strong warning:
Just as Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove.
John wore clothing made of camel's hair, with a leather belt around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey.
Without delay he called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men and followed him.
and when they found him, they exclaimed: "Everyone is looking for you!"
News about him spread quickly over the whole region of Galilee.
The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the law.
"a voice of one calling in the wilderness, 'Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.'"
A man with leprosy came to him and begged him on his knees, "If you are willing, you can make me clean."
The whole town gathered at the door,
The people were all so amazed that they asked each other, "What is this? A new teaching-and with authority! He even gives orders to impure spirits and they obey him."
The impure spirit shook the man violently and came out of him with a shriek.
"The time has come," he said. "The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!"
The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem went out to him. Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River.
"Come, follow me," Jesus said, "and I will send you out to fish for people."
At once the Spirit sent him out into the wilderness,
After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God.
They went to Capernaum, and when the Sabbath came, Jesus went into the synagogue and began to teach.
Immediately the leprosy left him and he was cleansed.
So he traveled throughout Galilee, preaching in their synagogues and driving out demons.
"See that you don't tell this to anyone. But go, show yourself to the priest and offer the sacrifices that Moses commanded for your cleansing, as a testimony to them."
When he had gone a little farther, he saw James son of Zebedee and his brother John in a boat, preparing their nets.