The beginning of the gospel and the initiation of the Slave-Savior
The beginning of the gospel — by the ministry of the forerunner
of the 2gospel
Christ, 4the aSon
as it is written in Isaiah the prophet: a
send My 3messenger
face, who will 5prepare
of one crying in the 2wilderness
the way of the Lord; make straight His paths.''
Preaching the baptism of repentance
baptizing in the 2bwilderness
and preaching a 3cbaptism
of drepentance 4for eforgiveness
all the aregion
went out to him, and all the people
of Jerusalem; and they were 2baptized
by him in the 3Jordan
River, as they bconfessed
John was 1clothed
in camel's ahair
a leather girdle around his loins, and he ate blocusts
and wild choney
Introducing the Slave-Savior
he preached, saying, 1aHe
who is stronger than I comes after me, the thong of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and untie.
have baptized you in 1awater
, but He Himself will baptize you in the Holy 1bSpirit
The initiation of the Slave-Savior
in those days Jesus acame
of Galilee and was 2baptized 3in
the Jordan by John.
, coming up out of the water, He saw the 2heavens
and the cSpirit
as a 3dove
descending upon 4Him
came out of the heavens: 1You
are My Son, the bBeloved
; in You I have found My cdelight
the Spirit 1thrust
Him out into the bwilderness
He was in the wilderness 1forty
days, being atempted
; and He was with the wild animals, and the bangels
ministered to Him.
The ministry of the Slave-Savior for the spreading of the gospel
The contents of the gospel service
Proclaiming the gospel
after John was adelivered
up, Jesus came into 1Galilee
the cgospel 3of
saying, The time is afulfilled
and the 1bkingdom
of God has drawn near. 2cRepent
in the 4gospel
beside the 1bSea
of Galilee, He saw cSimon
and Andrew, Simon's brother, 2casting
in the sea, for they were fishermen.
Jesus said to them, Come after Me, and I will cause you to become fishers of men.
leaving the nets, they 1bfollowed
going on a little, He saw James the son
of Zebedee and aJohn
his brother, who also were
in their boat, 1mending
them, and leaving their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired servants, they 1went
Teaching the truth
, and cimmediately
, on the Sabbath, He entered into the 1dsynagogue
they were aastounded
at His bteaching
, for He taught them as One having 1authority
and not like the scribes.
Casting out demons
, there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean 1spirit
, and he cried out, saying,
have we to ado
with You, Jesus, bNazarene
? Have You come to destroy us? I cknow
who You are — the dHoly
One of God.
him, saying, Be bquiet
and come out of him!
him and shouting with a cloud
voice, came out of him.
they were all aamazed
, so that they discussed among themselves, saying, What is this? A bnew
teaching! With 1cauthority
He orders even the unclean spirits, and they dobey
the report concerning Him went out everywhere into all the surrounding region of Galilee.
Healing the sick
immediately, going out of the synagogue, they came into the ahouse
of Simon and Andrew with James and John.
-in-law was lying down with a 1fever
, and bimmediately
they told Him about her.
He came to her
and raised her up, aholding
her hand, and the fever 1left
her, and she 2served
when evening fell and the sun had set, they brought to Him all those who were ill and those who were demon possessed.
the whole city was agathered
together at the door.
many who were ill with various adiseases
, and He 2cast
out many demons and did bnot
allow the demons to speak, because 3they cknew
rising very aearly
in the morning, while it was still
night, He went out and went away to a deserted place, and there He 1bprayed
Simon and those with him hunted for Him,
they found Him and said to Him, All are seeking You.
He said to them, Let us go aelsewhere
into the nearby towns that I may 1bpreach
there also, because for 2this purpose
He went preaching in their asynagogues
in the whole of Galilee and casting out the demons.
Cleansing the leper
came to Him, entreating Him and bfalling
on his knees and saying to Him, If You are willing, You can ccleanse
He was moved with 1compassion
, and 2stretching
out His hand, He touched him and said to him, I am 1willing
; be 3cleansed
the leprosy left him, and he was bcleansed
him, immediately He thrust him out,
said to him, See that you 1say
nothing to anyone; but go, show yourself to the apriest
and offer for your cleansing the things which Moses commanded, for a testimony to them.
he went out and began to aproclaim it
much and to spread the 1matter
abroad, so that He could 2no
longer enter openly into a city, but He stayed outside in bdeserted
places. And they ccame
to Him from everywhere.